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Ottobock Names C-Leg Heroes Grand Prize Winner

Grand prize tops off a year of celebrating the achievements of consumers living with limb loss.

Is ALS in Your Genes?

A new study reveals that more than one-third of all amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) cases might be tied to genetics.

NYC Transportation Authority Adds Nearly 150 MV-1 Vehicles to Paratransit Fleet

About 20 percent of city's paratransit fleet is now wheelchair accessible, Mobility Ventures says.

USA Power Soccer World Cup Team Announced

National team will play in 2015 World Cup.

ALS Association Begins Investing "Ice Bucket Challenge" Funds

Research projects are top of the list, the organization announces.

NSM Austin Helps High Schoolers Roll a Mile in Classmate's Shoes

Archer Hadley's project raises funds to install accessible doors and raises awareness of accessibility issues.

High School Student Helps Classmates Roll a Mile in His Shoes

Wheelchair Challenge raises funds to purchase accessible doors while teaching kids about life in a wheelchair.

National MS Society Announces Millions of Dollars for New Research

Projects focus on stopping disease progression, restoring lost function in patients, and eliminating MS completely.

Free Stuff We Like: Senior Health Newsletters

E-letters from National Institute of Health offer tips and checklists that can be printed out and taken along.

New Roadside Assistance Program Will Support MobilityWorks Consumers

Services includes towing and flat-tire repair, but also accessible vehicles to give stranded wheelchair users a lift.

Families of SMA Is Now Cure SMA

Spinal muscular atrophy organization will continue to work toward treatments and cures for the top genetic cause of death among infants.

MV-1 U.S. Dealerships Surpass 100 Mark

Manufacturer introduced luxury model earlier this summer.

Future Housing & Transportation Uncertain for Older Americans

New Harvard/AARP report singles out younger Baby Boomers for special concern.

AbleRoad App Seeks Roving Reporters

Reviews of public venues -- accessible or not -- are available for travelers before they hit the road.

West Coast Customs Raptor Yields $250,000 for MobilityWorks Foundation

Customized Ford truck is auctioned off in Dallas for veterans' fund.

Interactive U.S. Map Shows Medicare Complaints

See how many Medicare beneficiaries are having problems getting equipment repairs...or getting their equipment at all.

Isis Pharmaceuticals Announces Phase 3 Study for Infants with SMA

Dosing with ISIS-SMN Rx is scheduled to begin within weeks.