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Monthly Archives: August 2008

You’ve got to hand it to them

Paraplegics cross country on special cycles to raise funds for medical research THE OLDEST MEMBER of this small group of paraplegics is 65 but every single one of them is a powerhouse of upper...

Where Are They Now- Mike Utley

Sense of adventure, sense of humor survived crippling injury Mike Utley went deaf in his right ear while having dinner in January. He was robbed of equilibrium and made so sick he had to seek...

Research aims to put tongues in control of devices

ATLANTA (AP) -- The tireless tongue already controls taste and speech, helps kiss and swallow and fights germs. Now scientists hope to add one more ability to the mouthy muscle, and turn it...

Spine injury breakthrough

Scientists funded by Masterton's CatWalk Trust have developed a breakthrough gel that has the potential to improve healing in spinal cord damage repair. "This is hug we're very excited the money we spent is looking...

Two Oakdale men headed to Beijing for paralympics

Jon Rydberg and Dan James will be representing their hometown of Oakdale and their country by heading to Beijing this September to compete in the U.S. Paralympics. This is Rydberg's second Paralympics and he will...

Family, friends rally to help chef fight back from injury

Family, friends rally to help chef fight back from injury It happened in an instant. Dave Hartung was driving home from work the day after Christmas when a car darted from the shoulder of Interstate...

Reeve Foundation Recruits Distinguished Stem-Cell Neurobiologist

The Salk Institute's Samuel L. Pfaff, Ph.D. - to its International Research Consort Pfaff Brings Expertise in Motor Neuron Development to the Foundation's Efforts on Behalf of People living with Spinal Cord Injury SHORT HILLS, N.J.,...

Special needs players showcase their shots

The Madame Lise Thibault Golf Tournament is in its eighth year The sun was shining, the balls were flying and the chairs were rolling yesterday at the Fanshawe Golf Course Parkside Nine. It was the eighth...

Ex-quadriplegic bikes to Tulsa

In a stop on a nationwide tour, he encourages others with disabilities. Wiggling a single toe was the impossible goal Aaron Baker dreamed about achieving in 1999. Nine years later and more than 1,500 miles into...

Briana Walker on Weekly ‘Holistic Living’ Talk Show August 26th, 2008

Tina Marie is excited to have Briana Walker, author of Dance Anyway on Her Weekly 'Holistic Living' Talk Show on the Voice America Network Author of Dance Anyway, model, dancer and ambassador for Life Rolls...