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Monthly Archives: March 2004

‘Friday Night Lights’ stars raise money for football players

"Friday Night Lights," a film about the 1988 Odessa Permian High School Panthers football team, is currently in production in Central Texas. On Tuesday the stars took a break from filming in Taylor and...

Stops Pulled on Nerve Regeneration

By Gabe Romain, Betterhumans Staff "Stepping on the gas" could lead to better spinal cord treatments A two-pronged strategy of enhancing growth and halting growth inhibitors greatly improves the Regeneration of nerve fibers and could lead...

Reeve Paralysis Center Sponsors Author Gary Karp

SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 2 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center (PRC), a program of the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF), is sponsoring Gary Karp for a second round...

Iowa troops, Harkin help injured Iraqi girl

WASHINGTON --- A 12-year-old Iraqi girl, who was paralyzed in a misguided U.S. mortar attack, arrived in America for treatment Saturday, thanks to the efforts of Iowa National Guard members and Sen. Tom Harkin,...

JUST LIKE FLOATING IN SPACE

Wheelchair users dive at Monterey aquarium It was 5:15 p.m. and Steve Lyon was preparing to get vertical for the first time in two weeks. Zipped into his dry suit -- warmer, more comfortable than a...

Spinal cord injury sufferers stay busy with new group

A new spinal cord injury group in Naples is gathering steam, with weekly and monthly events to keep members busy and its first major fund-raising effort in the works. "We are here for anyone with...

Secondary damage

Damage to the spinal cord does not stop with the initial injury, but continues in the hours following trauma. Paradoxically, this delayed, secondary damage is not all bad news because Secondary Injury processes present...

Woman Struck, Dragged by Truck

WILLOW OAK -- A Mulberry wo-man was seriously injured Monday night when she was struck and dragged by a vehicle driven by her boyfriend, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. Kimberly Richmond of Jamie Street...

Supporters tout marijuana bill

Hartford-AP, Mar.1, 2004 Updated 5:37 PM ) _ Advocates of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes said today that legislation is gaining support. State Representative James Abrams of Meriden says he believes there are enough votes...