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Cardiovascular System Disability: What Does The SSA Mean By Cardiovascular Impairment?
Cardiovascular System Disability: What Does The SSA Mean By Cardiovascular Impairment?

Cardiovascular impairments or disabilities are scary conditions for a claimant and his or her family to deal with. These conditions have dire consequences on an individuals daily life, including his or her career. The SSA recognizes this and allows for certain cardiovascular ...

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Blog posts in April, 2011

  • Respiratory System Disability: Sleeping Disorders

    We all suffer bouts of insomnia. We all have worries on our mind that keep us up at night. What happens, however, when these problems become chronic, ...

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  • It Happened Again: Man Arrested For DWI Twice In One Night

    Wow, it happened . . . again. It seems that the theme for the last few entries is when it rains, it pours. When there is a DWI , there is a second in ...

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  • Respiratory System Disability: Episodic Respiratory Disease

    Can one be found disabled , under the SSA definition, if they suffer from respiratory disease, episodically? Generally, a respiratory impairment that ...

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  • Special Senses and Speech Disability: How Does The SSA Evaluate Visual Disorders?

    The SSA defines a visual order as an "abnormality of the eye, the optic nerve, the optic tracts, or the brain that my cause a loss of visual acuity or ...

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  • Musculoskeletal System Disability: Diagnosis and Evaluation

    Continuing the thread concerning Musculoskeletal Disabilities, the issue of diagnosis and evaluation will arise. Obviously, the SSA requires the best ...

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  • Marijuana 'Dispensary' at UNT?

    During a recent Habitat-For-Humanity fundraiser, some members of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws (a.k.a. NORML) set up a little ...

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  • Are There Any Exceptions To The Five Step Sequential Evaluation Process?

    As previously discussed, the five step process establishes two "routes" for a finding of disability . For example, one way to be found disabled by the ...

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  • Prior Convictions For Narcotics Can Be Used As A Factor To Establish Reasonable Suspicion To Engage In Further Questioning

    The Fourteenth District Court of Appeals at Houston recently handed down an opinion that provides an interesting twist in Fourth Amendment ...

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  • Step 5: Other Work

    Once you have proven that a person had substantial gainful activity, the claimant has a severe impairment that meets certain duration requirements , ...

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