LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

An Interview With the Founder of Project CARAT Paducah

An Interview With the Founder of Project CARAT Paducah

TERRI DULEY ROSS IS THE FOUNDER AND SITE COORDINATOR OF THE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION PROJECT CARAT PADUCAH (WWW.KATSNET.ORG/projectCARAT), WHICH IS AN ...
What’s Next for Advocacy? Combating Complacency After the 2018 Midterms

What’s Next for Advocacy? Combating Complacency After the 2018 Midterms

The amputee community has had reason to feel optimistic in the months following the November 2018 midterm elections. The Affordable ...
Super You

Super You

Many of us wanted to be superheroes when we were kids—leaping over buildings in a single bound, possessing the strength ...
CHANGING HANDS: When Your Prosthetist Leaves or Your Clinic Changes Ownership

CHANGING HANDS: When Your Prosthetist Leaves or Your Clinic Changes Ownership

Human beings come equipped with a natural ability to form relationships, and bonding with others can contribute to a healthy ...
Patients Report Skimping on Insulin Because of Cost

Patients Report Skimping on Insulin Because of Cost

Insulin prices and out-of-pocket prescription costs have increased substantially in the past decade in the United States. In a small ...
More Patient/Family and Provider Communication Could Mean Fewer Errors

More Patient/Family and Provider Communication Could Mean Fewer Errors

New researchfrom Boston Children’s Hospital found that harmful medical errors decreased by 38 percent following intervention to improve communication between ...
Social Media Buffers Depression Among Older Adults With Pain

Social Media Buffers Depression Among Older Adults With Pain

With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone to visit social media sites, seniors with ...

Need Help With Your Taxes?

Visit www.aarp.org/findtaxhelp to see if you qualify for free assistance ...
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NEWS ARCHIVE

Amputee Coalition President, CEO Retiring

Amputee Coalition President, CEO Retiring

The Amputee Coalition and Jack Richmond, CPOA, CFo, announced his retirement from the role of president and CEO. Richmond, who ...
New Prosthetic Hand Provides Proprioception

New Prosthetic Hand Provides Proprioception

Researchers have developed a next-generation prosthetic hand that allows people with amputations to regain proprioception. The results of the study, ...

Weakened Brain Structure May Cause Phantom Limb Sensation

According to a recent study, after a person has limb amputation, the areas of his or her brain responsible for ...

U.S. Healthcare Spending Highest Among Developed Countries

The United States, on a per capita basis, spends much more on healthcare than other developed countries; the chief reason ...

Loneliness May Hinder Management of Diabetes, Hypertension

One isn’t just the loneliest number. It may also be the unhealthiest. Research led by Laurie Theeke, PhD, RN, a ...
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