Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: Violence

Gun violence often leads to spinal cord injuries in Baltimore

Baltimore is one of only nine cities where gun violence is the leading cause of spinal cord injuries. The fallout from spinal cord injuries related to gun violence is a lifetime of medical challenges and what some call an epidemic: black men in wheelchairs, paralyzed from being shot on the streets of Baltimore.

Florence woman shot by husband vows, ‘I will walk again’

FLORENCE, Ky. - Alisha Waters' estranged husband tracked her down, shot her five times and then turned the gun on himself. The Aug. 6 shooting...

Spinal Injury Incidence About 5 Percent in Iraq/Afghanistan

The incidence of spinal trauma sustained by military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan is about 5 percent, according to a study published in the...

Breaking Barriers: Shooting victims say that rap music ‘saved us’

Welcome to reality. You are a teenager in the Bronx, and you have been shot by a gun. You have a spinal cord injury...

Number of shooting victims now in wheelchairs is hard to determine

When gunfire sounds in a city, police respond, relatives are notified and journalists summarize the aftermath in a quick headline: “Three shot, one dead.”...