CROWD Goes Virtual!

June 2009
PN;Jun2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p59
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The article reports that the Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) offers online health-promotion interventions in the U.S. Dr. Margaret Nosek, founder and executive director of CROWD, states that online intervention will be a major liberating force for women with disabilities. In addition, the interventions offer information on how women with disabilities can improve physical activity and nutrition, manage stress and effectively use healthcare services.


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