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WHO: New 2014 Polio Cases Threaten Eradication Efforts

International travel is suspected of helping the virus to spread.

Ultralightweight Wheelchairs

Titanium vs. Aluminum, ad infinitum

As you look for your next ultralightweight high-performance wheelchair, are you asking the right questions?

Show Your Support for Complex Rehab Technology on April 29

Calling your U.S. Senators and Representative is easy -- and will defend your right to mobility equipment.

Wounded Warrior's #IMEANIT Campaign Seeks Support for Severely Injured Service Members

The organization's goal: Support service members for a lifetime in their homes and communities.

Families of SMA Announces New Research Grant

Project involves SMN2 genes that could partially compensate for defective SMN1 genes.

Cerebral Palsy Clinical Trial to Use Stem Cells

A new study will compare effectiveness of stem cells taken from stored cord blood and bone marrow.

Need Scooter or Wheelchair Repairs?

More suppliers are going out of business or declining to do repairs for Medicare beneficiaries. Here’s how to fight back.

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What It's Like...

Living with Limb Loss

Leslie Schneider describes her journey in a new documentary.

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What It's Like...

Bladder & Bowel Management in a Busy Day

Bert Berns & Rolling Through Life

Surviving the Stress of Your Parents

Book Review

Surviving the Stress of Your Parents' Old Age

Finding camaraderie and strength in one woman's real-life experiences as a caregiver.

Dates Announced for the 2014 Warrior Games

The annual competition is designed to create competitive sports opportunities for wounded, injured and ill service members and veterans.

NMEDA Accepting Entries for "Local Heroes" Contest

Four “Local Hereos” will win a wheelchair accessible vehicle tailored to their needs as part of the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association’s (NMEDA) annual contest.

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NBC/NBCSN to Air 52 Hours of Paralympics Coverage

Though coverage may be limited and at inconvenient times of day, it is progress compared to the 5.5 total hours (and no live coverage) that the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London received.

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Top End to Offer Handcycling Demos at Abilities Expo

Consumers can test Top End handcycles at this weekend’s Abilities Expo in Los Angeles.

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Navigating Winter Weather

Tips on How to Stay Safe During Winter Weather Conditions

Experts share advice on extra precautions wheelchair users and people with limited mobility need to take during winter.

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Paralympics Sled Hockey Documentary to Air on PBS

The documentary will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look as the United States Paralympics Sled Hockey team prepares for the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi.

Infants with SMA Sought for NeuroNEXT Study at UCLA

Nationwide research project hopes to study the progression of the disease.

Mobility Ventures Announces Inaugural List of Dealers

MV-1 manufacturer says it's on schedule for March vehicle deliveries to dealers.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Releases Discrimination Stats

Number of ADA-related discrimination charges remains steady, according to latest report.

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New Dress Shirts Simplify a Stressful Task

A new line of men’s dress shirts helps eliminate the frustration for people with limited mobility to fasten buttons on their clothing.