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U.S. Paralympic Snowboarder Is New Ottobock Ambassador

Keith Gabel heads to Sochi with a powerful message for people with disabilities.

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More Broadway Theaters to Become Wheelchair Accessible

A lawsuit settlement means the bright lights of Broadway will soon be accessible to wheelchair patrons at nine New York theaters.

Orthofeet Launches Educational Campaign to Improve Foot Health Among Diabetes Patients

Clinical studies show that ongoing preventive foot care and therapeutic footwear can help patients maintain their foot health.

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FAA Hears Input on Airport Relief Areas for Service Animals

Current policies don't require available areas beyond security checkpoints.

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Report: Wheelchair Prices Rise Despite Volatile Economy

Over the past three years, the demand for medical devices such as wheelchairs has increased, which has lead to higher prices.

New Wheel:Life Book Is Full of Fund-Raising Ideas

Free resource can help to get great ideas off the ground.

Morph Wheels Announces "Most Inspirational Client" Winner

Assistive technology professionals were invited to nominate clients living life to the fullest.

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50 Marathons in 50 Weeks

Three men have the crossed the country since early 2013 with one goal, raise donations for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation benefiting spinal cord injury research.

Permobil Offers Holiday Gift to December Consumers

Getting a new Permobil? Look for the holiday card on the joystick!

Indego Exoskeleton Takes Popular Mechanics Award

Parker Hannifin device, being trialed at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, is selected for its innovation.

Toyota & VMI Announce Operation Independence Vehicle Winner

Winner is a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War.

Morph Wheels Win Popular Science Award

Folding manual wheelchair wheels are lauded for innovative design.

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WHILL Power Chair Ready for Its American Debut

Japanese power wheelchair features a wheel and tire design that enables tight turns.

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"Limitless" Film Debuts at ReelAbilities Festival

Ottobock project takes viewers on a "journey through limb loss."

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Study Shows Caregivers Live Longer

Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that providing care for a chronically ill or disabled family member not only fails to increase health risk, but also is associated with a nine-month extension in life expectancy over the six-year period of the study.

Sunrise Medical's Propel Donation Program Names Summer Recipients

ATPs work with award winners to configure the mobility systems of their dreams.

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International Builders’ Show Highlights Best of Accessible Design

The International Builders’ Show showcased many of the latest trends in universal design or design that makes it easier for people to live in their homes regardless of age or ability.