The partial government shutdown may have had many people who rely upon Social Security disability insurance benefits and other federal programs on edge. Although the government is back up and running, the Labor Department still has not released some important numbers on inflation.
Spinal cord injuries can be debilitating. Different sources provide inconsistent statistics regarding the total number of people living in the United States with spine injuries. Some of the confusion in statistical analysis of the prevalence of the issue may involve varying definitions of what may be included as a spinal injury.