The Deadliest Disease in America

Crystal Emery
“Nobody wanted to talk about what racism looks like in healthcare,” said Crystal R. Emery, filmmaker, author, activist, and public speaker, speaking of her challenges in making her latest documentary. In “The Deadliest Disease in America,” Emery traces the history of racism in American healthcare and unveils the continuing disparities in the quality of ... Read more

Finding a new purpose: Jonathan Ayers donates 20 million to protect wild cats

Saving the Wild Cats by Jon Ayers
After a spinal cord injury, successful businessman and previous IDEXX CEO Jonathan Ayers has found a new purpose in protecting wild cats. Ayers recently teamed up with Panthera, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing innovative strategies to save the world’s wild cat population, and donated $20 million for wild cat conservation measures. ABILITY Magazine’s Karina ... Read more

Athletes with disabilities competing at the IRONMAN: successes, failures, inclusion and accessibility

Roderick, a young man with short black hair and a black hat is smiling and holding his IRONMAN medal up proudly
The IRONMAN triathlons are among the most physically and mentally demanding endurance challenges on the planet. Athletes from every corner of the world compete: many fail, others succeed. ABILITY Magazine spoke with Tricia Downing, Roderick Sewell, Minda Dentler and Carlos Moleda about their athletic achievements as paratriathletes. Additionally, Bob Babbitt, founder of the Challenged ... Read more