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Monthly Archives: February 2004

Nervous Joey returns

REW JOHNS, rugby league's greatest drawcard, will put his playing future on the line tonight when he takes the field for the first time since suffering a career-threatening neck injury. An otherwise meaningless trial between...

Shepherd Center plans $48 million expansion

Shepherd Center, an Atlanta hospital specializing in care for patients with catastrophic injuries and illnesses, plans a $48 million expansion that will nearly double the size of the Buckhead facility. The Shepherd expansion joins a...

American Soldiers Reunite with Iraqi Child

Andrews Air Force Base Saturday evening, February 28, 2004 Washington, DC – Two American soldiers who recently returned to the United States after completing their tours of duty in Iraq will reunite Saturday evening, February...

Group worries about looming ‘Medicaid crisis’

Legislature debates how to best fix $401 million funding shortfall MADISON — Thousands of jobs and services for the elderly, disabled and poor are at risk unless the Legislature and Gov. Jim Doyle can agree...

Florida accident leaves Bahamian student paralyzed

Three other Bahamians passengers injured Twenty four year old Tavares Brown, a Bahamian student at Florida A&M University (FAMU) was paralyzed on Saturday, after the van that he was riding in overturned. Brown was one of...

Spinal Injury Psychological And Social Problems

Spinal Cord Injury Can Result In Significant Psychological And Social Problems Research from the Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, has confirmed for the first time that a high proportion of New...

Injuries are almost always preventable

Ron Roskos literally fell into his job as head of the Utah Brain Injury Association. Roskos was walking across the parking lot to work as an operations manager one day when he slipped on a...

Antibiotic could help with spinal cord injury paralysis

Researchers have found that a commonly prescribed antibiotic could be used to help prevent paralysis and other long-term Functional deficits associated with a partial spinal cord injury (SCI). Researchers in the field have known...

FAMU, alumni rally for injured students

Florida A&M students and alumni rallied Monday in support of a student who was paralyzed and two fellow performers who remain hospitalized after their van overturned en route to Pensacola's downtown Mardi Gras parade...

Nervous System — Groups of Nerves

Your nervous system is composed of the Central Nervous System, the cranial nerves, and the Peripheral nerves. The brain and spinal cord together form the central nervous system. The cranial nerves connect the...