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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Wheelchair basketball raises awareness of disabilities

Sports-loving teens show how it’s done CORONADO — Two Coronado teenagers who have forms of cerebral palsy used their skills at wheelchair basketball in a...

Local woman pursues dream despite spinal-cord injury

PLATTSBURGH — Michaela Bushey may not have command over the movement of her legs, but the 21-year-old still manages to take command of nearly...

Stem cell trial halted, but 23-year-old recipient still has hope

Paralyzed from the torso down, Katie Sharify heads home from Santa Clara Valley Medical Center on Wednesday, daring to hope that the 2 million...

Award would be big win for Gridiron Heroes

Spinal cord injury group's founder is up for national honor. Eddie Canales will learn Sunday night whether his eight-year-old Gridiron Heroes spinal cord injury organization...

The Freedom Chair

Our lives can change in a moment, and how we deal with those changes makes us who we are. For Josh Dueck, subject and...

Top-grade stem cells boosting research trials

British scientists have made the first human embryonic stem cells of a high enough grade to use in patients and deposited them in a...

“The World I Come From”

An extraordinary college essay written by Gabrielle Schneiderman about the day of her brother's car accident and the emotional response their family had to it. One...

Spinal Cord Injury Survivors: You May be Eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits

Spinal cord injuries change lives forever. If you or someone you love suffer from paralysis, quadriplegia, a spinal disorder, or another type of spinal...

Paralyzing Moments: A New Reality of Life

In his own words, "I'm so very thankful for the opportunities that have been placed in front of me...

The Injury Co-Op: Smoothing Bumps on Road to Recovery

On June 17, 2000 Dana Guest’s life was forever changed when she was involved in a car accident and sustained a traumatic spinal cord...