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Monthly Archives: June 2005

Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation Names Peter Wilderotter Vice President of Development

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., June 14 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF) has named Peter Wilderotter as Vice President of Development. Wilderotter will...

Cutting-Edge Surgeries

When I directed PVA’s Spinal Cord Research Foundation a decade ago, function-restoring interventions for spinal cord injury (SCI) were rare and usually off the...

Nano World: Nano for stem-cell research

New York, NY, Jun. 13 (UPI) -- Cutting-edge nanotechnology is beginning to help advance the equally pioneering field of stem-cell research, with devices that...

Unsupervised Trampoline Use Contributes to Jump in Children’s Injuries

Orthopaedic Surgeons Offer Tips to Avoid Trampoline Dangers ROSEMONT, Ill., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Trampolines are now rivaling swing sets and sandboxes as the staple...

Event raises awareness about spinal cord injuries

It was just as the race master yelled "go!" over the loudspeaker that a looming grey cloud opened up and dumped a torrent of...

Make Them Go Away- Book

Make Them Go Away: Clint Eastwood, Christopher Reeve and The Case Against Disability Rights By Mary Johnson EXCERPT: In the spring of 2000, actor Clint Eastwood...

Barrier-Free Travel – Book

Barrier-Free Travel: A Nuts And Bolts Guide For Wheelers And Slow Walkers, 2nd Edition Candy Harrington Authored by the editor of the leading travel magazine...

Striving for Normalcy

Rebecca Wylie has learned how to live what she calls a normal collegiate life despite an illness that has left her paralyzed Every morning, Rebecca...

Cloning pioneer hopes to work with Baylor

HOUSTON — South Korean stem cell pioneer Woo Suk Hwang says he wants to work with researchers at the Texas Medical Center, but federal...

Monster Mile latest challenge

DOVER — Dover International Speedway, with its concrete surface, steep banking and tight turns, is an intimidating track for even the most accomplished race...