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Yearly Archives: 2005

Quadriplegic fights to pass legislation to help people with spinal cord injuries

Tiffany Garner - Of the Suburban Journals/Belleville Journal Matt Langenhorst's life was changed forever in an instant on Feb. 8, 2001 when he and his...

Back on His Feet

MIRACLE man John Burgess is back on his feet and defying doctors' diagnosis just six months after being told he might never walk again. Doctors...

Whatever it takes

She's strapped into what looks like an adult version of a baby walker. Amy Foels doesn't care. "Whatever it takes," she says. She's a...

Whats the age SCI happen?

SCI primarily affects young adults. Fifty-five percent of SCIs occur among persons in the 16 to 30 year age group, and the average...

Moving Stem Cells Front and Center

IRVINE, Calif. - Hans S. Keirstead might be the Pied Piper of stem cells - and not just because he makes rats walk. He...

Stem-cell research still an embryonic business

Whoever learns to control embryonic stem cells that can morph into healthy human cells could be standing on a gold mine: Four million Americans...

Now, Dirty Harry Is Gunning for the ADA

I'll apologize to no one for the Americans with Disabilities Act. It's one of the greatest laws ever passed. The ADA covers all races,...

Eastwood Continues Disability Vendetta with “Million Dollar Baby”

Bethesda, Md. - Score one for Clint Eastwood for his award winning film, "Million Dollar Baby," a brilliantly executed attack on life after spinal...

Sexuality and Spinal Cord Injury

Maintaining a healthy sex life after spinal cord injury is an important priority to many people. Fortunately, over the past few years a large...

Clint Eastwood and ‘opportunism’

"I think it's opportunism." Clint Eastwood, talking to the Los Angeles Times's Chris Lee, was referring to the National Spinal Cord Injury Association's statement that...