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Monthly Archives: March 2004

Neural Engineering’s Image Problem

Newswise — Jennifer French, who was paralyzed from the waist down in 1998 as a result of a snowboarding accident, has a new mission. Standing up? Walking? No--been there, done that. With the help...

Disabilities on Ice

Bad legs don't stand in the way of sled hockey athletes ON a Friday night, when much of Anchorage was meeting friends for a late-night drink or watching the final credits of a movie, a...

David Flores: Paralyzed ex-player shares his inspiration

San Antonio Express-News Being the competitor that he is, ex-football player Chris Canales never has accepted the medical opinion that he probably will spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair as a quadriplegic. That's...

Breakthrough Device for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

LITTLETON, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 03/23/2004 -- Zynex Medical Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: ZYNX) has added a revolutionary new mode to their NeuroMove™ for spinal cord injury patients. Zynex's patent pending product, the...

California Congressman Upsets Pro-Lifers With Embryonic Research Support

Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- A California Congressman who identifies himself as pro-life is drawing fire for his support of scientific research that results in the killing of human embryos. Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham (R-CA) is...

Tim McGraw Sets Summer Tour Swing

McGraw and Billy Bob Thornton will play an April 10 concert in Austin, Texas, to benefit the Gridiron Heroes spinal cord injury organization. Peter Berg, director of the film "Friday Night Lights," in which...

Lawyer overcomes life’s trials

Steve Peters knows trials and tribulations. Only a few, however, are related to his work as a lawyer. Twenty-five years ago, Peters was terribly injured and his wife was killed in a car crash with...

Paralysis / Spinal Cord

Of all the catastrophic injuries, spinal cord injury is the most complex. Spinal cord injury is an uncommon condition that has significant impact on the injured person's Functional, medical, psychological and economic well being....

The Marathon Miracle

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 19, 2004--This April, a young man named Jack Shadduck plans to bicycle 26.2 miles--completing the same distance as the thousands of runners of the Boston Marathon. Why is it a miracle? Because...

Special treatment for Iraqi war victim

13-year-old girl is victim of a wayward U.S. mortar If there is one true thing about war, it is that even the innocent suffer. And so it was for 13-year-old Ma’rwa Ahteemi last November. “I know...