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The endocrine system and SSDI in Georgia


Many Georgia residents may not be familiar with exactly what the 'endocrine system' is, but their bodies could not function without it. In the amazingly complicated machines that make up human beings, not only do the muscles, bones and nerves have their jobs, but so too do smaller organs called 'glands.' These organs produce various hormones and other substances that act as regulators and messengers for systems throughout the body. When something goes wrong with one of these glands, the results can be serious.

Medicaid to receive $900M funding, bill signed Georgia governor


Certain government programs are in place to help a percentage of Georgia citizens who are unable to work for one-reason-or-another. These programs are always tight on funding. However, good news for Georgia Medicaid recipients can down through the Georgia state branch of legislation recently. Medicaid is to receive approximately a $900 million dollar boost in funding.

Hurt at work? Keep these 3 helpful tips in mind

Working as a firefighter is difficult, and as a female, your body takes the force and strain of the job particularly hard. You fight fires and participate in activities like anyone else in your station, but recently, you got hurt. Suddenly, you have found yourself without a job. You know you can't handle the stress on your body. You want to seek workers' compensation for your injury, but can you?

An injury that leaves you unable to work may lead to SSD benefits


Most people do not have the luxury of staying out of the work force. In fact, many Atlanta residents want to work, in some capacity. Most workers imagine that they will be working until approximately the average age of retirement. While most make it this long, some people suffer an injury along the way that makes it difficult or impossible for them to perform work. This makes keeping or securing a job nearly impossible.

Understanding how to qualify for disability for mental conditions


Disabilities due to mental conditions can have an impact on families and can prevent disabled individuals from earning a living to support their families. Social Security Disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income provide options for disabled individuals. However, it can be difficult to successfully obtain much-needed benefits. Most applications, in fact, are denied. But, there is a rigorous appeals process available to applicants.

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