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Daily Archives: February 25, 2004

Group worries about looming ‘Medicaid crisis’

Published: February 25, 2004

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 on a plan to fix a $401 million Medicaid funding shortfall, advocacy group representatives said Tuesday.

Florida accident leaves Bahamian student paralyzed

Published: February 25, 2004

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.

Spinal Injury Psychological And Social Problems

Published: February 25, 2004

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 Zealanders with severe spinal cord injury and subsequent chronic pain experience ongoing psychological and social problems because of their condition.

Injuries are almost always preventable

Published: February 25, 2004

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 patch of ice. He’s not sure how long he lay between two cars, unconscious, but that moment 13 years ago was the curtain dividing his life dramatically into “before” and “after.”