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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Kevin Everett steps into the spotlight in new book ‘Standing Tall’

Drafted by the Buffalo Bills as a passcatching tight end, Kevin Everett’s career stats would seem disappointing: two catches for three yards. But Everett has already entered the pantheon of National Football League heroes for...

House would shift burden of brain-injury research

INDIANAPOLIS -- The House passed a bill yesterday that will shift the cost of research for spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries to all Hoosier vehicle owners -- not just those who have motorcycles. House...

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Awards Nearly $2 Million in Individual Research Grants

Foundation Continues Research Initiatives in Search of a Cure and Therapies for Paralysis SHORT HILLS, N.J., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation (CDRF), which is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury...

Kevin Everett on Oprah

For the first time, Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett tells his amazing story of recovery from a spinal cord injury. News 4's Mylous Hairston has more on Everett's appearance on today's Oprah Winfrey...

Sex Life Still Alive for Physically Challenged

GLENCOE, Minn., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sexuality does not end when a person experiences the effects of a spinal cord injury. Issues of meeting potential partners, building self confidences and enhancing sexual function are...

After Spinal Cord Injury, Ohio State Program Gives Hope

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An innovative training device being used at The Ohio State University Medical Center may lead to improved mobility and quality of life for people with spinal cord injuries. Physicians are looking at...

Helping Hands teaches Needham students about safety, with the help of a monkey

Needham - Marie Waitkevich is trying to talk seriously about the importance of wearing a helmet, but a small monkey keeps banging a walnut on the table behind her, eliciting shrieks of laughter from...

Determined to Recover

Every once in a while, a story reaches out and inexplicably grabs a hold of you. I was surfing the 2008 mountain bike models at Giant's site I came across a link called Heart...

Medical Marvel

Doctors can't explain why Pat Rummerfield is able to run marathons and race cars. Even so, there are scores of quadriplegics who long to follow in his footsteps. WITH LITTLE FANFARE, Pat Rummerfield strides through...

Paralyzed woman helps raise funds for research

CUMBERLAND - A Cumberland woman who sustained a paralyzing spinal cord injury six years ago is using her abilities to help deal with her Disability. Jyl and Donnie Waters founded the Spinal Cord Organization for...