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Monthly Archives: December 2006

Life is good after brush with death

With the wounded toll topping homicides, some survivors are gaining insight that makes them whole in a new way Cheating death can make you see...

A gift of independence

Ron Stewart asked a bunch of his friends to kick in $1,000 each to help buy a specially equipped car for Sean Corner, the...

Risk vs. hope: Heading overseas for stem cells

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - David Aldrich, 49, was paralyzed in a boating accident more than four years ago, and had made his wishes known....

A ‘Miracle’ In Tennessee

A ‘Miracle’ In Tennessee: Charlene Caswell Transforms Herself From Quadriplegic to Hiker, With Help from The Hartford Walking away from a seemingly permanent Disability requires...

Despite his terrible injury, he still rides the wave of life

Among the many stories of human courage and achievement, Jesse Billauer's might be one of the most inspirational. Born in California in 1979, Billauer...

Virtual-reality systems help with disability rehabilitation

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — On most days, a tumor on Zvulun Muola’s spinal cord keeps him confined to a wheelchair, but today he...

Surgery seen to aid bladder control

WASHINGTON - Needing a wheelchair isn't always the biggest complaint of people left paralyzed by spinal cord injury — it's also the loss of...

Storing stem cells at AIIMS

NEW DELHI: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) now has another first to its name — it has set up the country's first...

Love Survives

Rick and Angel Young were married at Royal Victoria Hospital. With a pen held in his teeth, Rick Young carefully marked an X on...

New Drug Giving Hope to Spinal Cord Patients

A new medication being tested at Philadelphia's Thomas Jefferson University Hospital gives hope to patients with severe spinal cord injuries. The drug Cethrin has been...