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Controlling Your Opioids So They Don’t Control You

How to address pain without getting addicted to painkillers.

There was a time more than six decades ago when an egomaniacal architect dreamed big, lived even bigger and kept as his constant companion sketch pads, scribbled notes and wine-soaked napkins that held his creative visions for prairie-style feng shui.

Accessible Living Before Its Time

The Laurent House — a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece — set the bar for accessible living more than 60 years ago.

A young Heidi Johnson-Wright inspires potential donors with pitiful tales about the miseries of growing up with juvenile arthritis.

Poster Child Has-Been

What ends the “career” of an adorable poster child turned teenager? Twins — two adorable poster children.

Karen Quammen and Rebecca Panser

United Spinal Association Chapter Check-In: Minnesota

Minnesota Chapter Check-In; Spotlight: Twin Cities

Carol Tyson

News From United Spinal Association: January 2015

Carol Tyson Wins Dr. Rosalyn Simon Award; New Spinal Cord Resource Center Launched, United Spinal Looking at Developing App for Daily Care

Jennifer Wolff UsersFirst

Grassroots Advocacy Network

Grassroots Advocacy Network; Addressing Waiting Times for VA Healthcare Means Choice

Addressing Waiting Times for VA Healthcare Means Choice

Addressing Waiting Times for VA Healthcare Means Choice

By the end of January, if you are a veteran who is enrolled in the Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system, you will receive a card for the Veterans Choice Program. The Veterans Choice Program is a direct response to problems that veterans around the country have experienced in accessing healthcare though VA. Following disturbing news […]

Year-End Letter from United Spinal's CEO

Year-End Letter from United Spinal’s CEO

I hope this letter finds you in good health, and that you are looking forward to sharing some holiday cheer with family and friends.

Embedded: A no-holds-barred report from inside a nursing home

Embedded: A no-holds-barred report from inside a nursing home

It happened so fast it stunned me. After one week in a hospital, I found myself in a nursing home. Maybe I shouldn’t have been surprised. We think nursing homes are just for old people, but that’s not always true.

Dustin Shillcox has recovered some movement in his legs as a result of epidural stimulation.

The Big Idea: Does Recovery Trump Cure in Spinal Cord Injury?

The Reeve Foundation wants you to support epidural stimulation, which just might change your life.

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