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Monthly Archives: May 2004

Family faces hard road after crash

ABINGTON — Get-well cards from Frolio School students decorate the hospital room where the school's custodian, Paul K. Jacob, is fighting for his life more than four weeks after he and his son, Paul...

Second chance at life

On a random Saturday morning in 2000, Jim Beckley was sitting down with his wife Ellen discussing how exhausted he had been at his engineer job. He had been working close to 80 hours a...

Rick Hansen personally thanks Quinte West volunteers

At a recent reception in Toronto, Rick Hansen personally spent time with community representatives from across Ontario who have joined the Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion volunteer team. Mr. Hansen was pleased to congratulate...

Living For Today-Hope for tomorrow

With the Rick Hansen Wheels in Motion tour fast approaching the Trent Hills Community, people had an opportunity to meet and get inspiration from guest speaker Steven McCahon an Ambassador speaker for Rick Hansen....

Love conquers handicap too

PUNE: Shweta Narang, a pretty girl from Indore , overcame stiff family opposition to tie the knot with her boyfriend, Captain Malay Acharya, a Paraplegic, in the city on Friday morning. Shweta is Punjabi, while...

₤16.5 million investment in stem cell research

A ₤16.5 million investment in stem cell research was announced today, 27th May, promising to speed the development of new treatments and cures from the laboratory to the clinic. In total, 57 multidisciplinary research...

3 Paralyzed WWII Veterans to Participate in Memorial Dedication

WASHINGTON, May 27 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Three veterans who saw combat in World War II-and whose battlefield injuries left them paralyzed for life-are traveling to the Nation's Capital for the dedication of the World...

Cell, Drug Combo Heals Rat Spines

Similar treatment could help people who are paralyzed A combination therapy using transplanted cells and two experimental drugs has significantly improved function in paralyzed rats. A treatment similar to the combo, tested by researchers at the...

Rosemarie Rossetti Crowned Ms. Wheelchair 2004

Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. of Columbus, OH was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Ohio on March 20 at the Holiday Inn in Mansfield, Ohio. She competed against six other contestants. First runner up was Melissa Millinovich of...

The Hartford and U.S. Paralympics In Annapolis to Promote ‘Ability’ in the Workplace

National Tour Educates American Companies on Hiring, Retaining Employees with Disabilities SIMSBURY, Conn., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE: HIG - News) and Sandy Dukat, a U.S. Paralympic bronze-medal alpine skier...