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disability rights - Latest News
Jul 13, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Two members of Congress are calling for an investigation into the death of Michael Hickson, a 46-year-old Black man who died after a doctor informed his wife that he did not have a quality of life.
Jul 1, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Ethicists and disability rights activists have expressed grave concerns over reports of the recent death of Michael Hickson, a black man with quadriplegia and a brain injury who was denied medical treatment due to his disabilities. 
Jun 9, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Federal health officials say they hope the resolution of a disability rights case will help ensure hospital patients are deprived of necessary support during treatment, or left to die alone.
Apr 8, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has resolved a disability rights case with Alabama after the state removed controversial triage guidelines recommending that people with severe intellectual disabilities be denied ventilators in the event of shortages at medical facilities.

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