July 2016

Recreational Marijuana May Be Undermining Medical Supplies in Oregon

By | July 1st, 2016|

As recreational marijuana becomes legal and widespread in Oregon, medical marijuana card holders find their supplies are dwindling as a result.

Eat Your Mosquito Repellent

By | July 1st, 2016|

Summer is great, just not the mosquitoes that come with it. And if you have limited movement and dexterity, swatting those blood suckers away can be a long lasting pain … or itch.

Perfume in my Workplace

By | July 1st, 2016|

Q. I work for a company that made an accommodation for me and my wheelchair, which allows me to work on the first floor of our two-story building. Others in my department work upstairs, but our office building lacks an elevator. I now have a larger problem.

June 2016

Apple Watch Will Soon Count Every Roll of a Wheel as Well as Step of a Foot

By | June 15th, 2016|

It can already count every step of a foot, and soon the Apple Watch will be able to track every roll of a wheel. At [...]

Pathway SCI Stem Cell Trials Shut Down Abruptly

By | June 3rd, 2016|

Stem Cells, Inc. is shutting down its promising Pathway SCI stem cell trials as reported improvements from participants are "not big enough" for investors. [...]

Stem Cell Trials Show Improved Hand Function, Sensation and Bladder Awareness

By | June 1st, 2016|

U.S. human stem cell trials show breakthroughs as participants report improved function.

How Do You Cope When a Relationship Ends?

By | June 1st, 2016|

When her boyfriend unexpectedly ended their relationship, it broke her heart and left her scrambling for help with her daily care.

Charcot’s Spine, a Potential Long Term Complication of Spinal Fusion

By | June 1st, 2016|

Q. About a year ago I noticed I was leaning to the left side of my chair and couldn’t seem to sit straight. I also started ...

SCI Cure: Dreams and Reality

By | June 1st, 2016|

For our own peace of mind we should stop talking and thinking about the ‘C’ word, and replace it with ‘AI’ – Any Improvement.

May 2016

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Gifts American Vet with Mobility Chair and Mission

By | May 11th, 2016|

Striving to remove barriers and advance equal rights and opportunity, Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities is on a mission to improve the lives of those [...]

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