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Monthly Archives: December 2006

Bartrum happy he had a shot

PHILADELPHIA -- For the first time in seven years, Mike Bartrum will not be in uniform for the Eagles when they take on the Giants tomorrow at the Meadowlands. In a sport where serious...

ThinkFirst Foundation

Each year an estimated 500,000 persons sustain brain and spinal cordinjuries in the United States. The most frequent causes of theseinjuries are motor vehicle crashes, falls, sports and recreation,especially diving, and violence. Children and...

Stem cell research bill a go

TRENTON | After two years of political give and take, both houses of the Legislature passed a $270 million bond measure that advocates say will propel New Jersey to the forefront of stem...

New stem cell technique — no embryos used

Only women could be treated with unfertilized egg method Scientists have found a way to make stem cells from unfertilized eggs, suggesting a potential alternative to controversial and technically difficult embryo cloning. A group at Harvard...

Chrysler Group Makes Three-Part Holiday Donation

- Chrysler Group donates $50,000 to the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan to fund therapy programs to increase mobility - Chrysler Group also sponsors Michigan National Guard troops and donates funds to the Detroit Press...

Chedoke chaplain has Olympic dreams

People often misuse the word accident to describe an injury, says Adrian Dieleman, a chaplain for Chedoke's Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program. "These things are really not accidents. Ninety per cent of injuries are preventable....

Ask Patty Supports United Spinal Association With Online Fundraiser

AskPatty.com, Inc. is supporting United Spinal Association in an online holiday fundraiser during the month of December. New York, NY (PRWeb) December 14, 2006 - AskPatty.com, Inc. announced today they will be supporting United Spinal...

ThinkFirst speaker has firsthand story Crash victim shares his bad decision to drink and...

Cardington man hopes message helps others CARDINGTON - Jeff Radel is reminded on a daily basis what drinking and driving did to his life. The 26-year-old Cardington man lives with double vision in one eye,...

Barrow receives two grants worth a total of 900,000 from the ABRC

The Arizona Biomedical Research Commission (ABRC) recently awarded Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and Arizona State University (ASU) two grants worth $450,000 each to study spinal cord injuries and...

Chris Anthony starts not-for-profit SpineLife

New York Dragons WR/LB Chris Anthony started SpineLife, a not-for-profit organization, which assists athletes who have experienced spinal cord injuries or head trauma's in sporting incidents. "Stand With Travis" is the first major project...