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Daily Archives: June 20, 2005

Teens with spinal cord injuries

Seventeen-year-old Van Brooks felt somewhat out of place talking to adults with spinal cord injuries after his own paralyzing accident last fall. Sure, the older men and women gave him some good tips on...

Author Candy Harrington Breaks Down Barriers on the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Americans with...

This July, the United States is proud to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Since being signed into law in 1990, this landmark federal legislation has proved a remarkable success and...

Fight isn’t over, but polio on brink of eradication

Wiping out polio is proving tougher than expected, but world health experts say the disease's demise is tantalizingly near. In 1988, there were 350,000 cases. This year, there are just over 500 cases. But this...