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Monthly Archives: December 2006

Spinal cord injury prevention tips

Always wear a seat belt. Secure or buckle children into age- and weight-appropriate child safety seats. Do not ride in a car with a driver...

Turning pain to gain

BARTLETT -- More than 18 years ago, 20-year-old Dale Spencer of Bartlett tripped and fell by a set of railroad tracks while taking a...

Use your mind, keep body safe

Paralyzed former race car driver takes advice about spinal cord injuries to students in South Florida high schools. The high-tech, mechanized wheelchair caught their attention....

Connecticut Murderball

Depending on how you read the situation, the Connecticut Jammers are either having a bad year or a great one. The state’s wheelchair rugby team’s...

Oh, to be young and uninsured: Bad idea

USA TODAY, in partnership with ABC News, is exploring the issues of being young and in debt in a six-week series that began Monday,...

Near-term goal is to walk again

Last year: The Oregon native was in his sophomore year at Oregon State University, working on a business major (finance management) and playing baseball....

Back on her feet

This time last year, Gianna Cotroneo was in a wheelchair, her back in a brace and on the mend after a sledding crash fractured...

freeSpeech- Annette Ross

Seven years ago, Annette Ross suffered a spinal cord injury while giving birth.

Injured teen, close-knit town meet challenge

HARTSHORNE -- Bobby Graham's recovery from a paralyzing spinal-cord injury last January has been an example of grace and determination. The 15-year-old and a friend,...

Drew’s Life After paralysis

The Donnellans had their annual Christmas party one week ago. They served the same jerk chicken with rice and peas, made by a friend of...