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Monthly Archives: April 2005

Pushing for a miracle

Spinal cord patients will gather to urge lawmakers to pass paralysis act All Chaz Southard was looking for that August day in 2002 was a little respite from the heat. After chatting with a few...

Woman in wheelchair encourages others

PROVIDENCE, R.I.— John Donoghue believes there may be a solution to spinal cord injuries that doesn't require a move into the controversial world of stem cell research. The Brown University neuroscience professor believes computers and...

Scientist envisions electronic solution to damaged nervous systems

ST. PETERSBURG - Sam Schmidt was a rising star in the Indy Racing League in the late 1990s. He was a fun guy who once dyed his hair black and grew Elvis ``chops'' before...

Blue bracelets – a step toward a cure?

For Chaz Southard, hope exists in the form of a blue plastic bracelet. "People naturally ask why you're wearing the bracelet and what it's for," said the 25-year-old Topsfield resident who suffered a spinal cord...

Peabody man hopes state lawmakers understand how important stem cell research is

Yes, being paralyzed from the waist down can cause some inconveniences in daily life, but it isn't the end of the world. That's the message Donnice Hildreth tries to get out in her longtime volunteer...