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Who to Watch in the Paralympic Track and Field Trials

Who to Watch in the Paralympic Track and Field Trials

The US Paralympic Track and Field Trials begin tomorrow in Miramar, Florida. Dozens of amputee athletes will be vying for ...
More Insured Americans = Fewer Amputations

More Insured Americans = Fewer Amputations

According to a new study, amputation rates among people with advanced vascular disease have dropped sharply since the Affordable Care ...
Kasey Galik Normalizes Disability in Gym Class

Kasey Galik Normalizes Disability in Gym Class

Few educators have done more than Kasey Galik to destigmatize disability. That makes her a perfect ambassador for Easterseals’ “Disability ...
Another Step Forward for Brain-Controlled Bionic Limbs

Another Step Forward for Brain-Controlled Bionic Limbs

MIT researchers have reached another milestone in the quest to develop brain-controlled bionic legs. A new device gives amputees unprecedented ...
Senator Duckworth to Feds: Enforce the ADA!

Senator Duckworth to Feds: Enforce the ADA!

The American With Disabilities Act Mediation Program hasn’t issued a quarterly report since 2011. Could better leadership heighten its impact? ...
Young Amputee Cooking Star Serves Up Food for Thought

Young Amputee Cooking Star Serves Up Food for Thought

Miles Platt occupies a special place within the exclusive club of amputee foodies, for one reason: He’s 11 years old ...

Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize Can Help with Exercise, NYU Study Finds

New research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep their "eyes on the prize" may be on target when ...

Researchers Urge Earlier, More Aggressive Treatment for People with Prediabetes

Doctors at three leading research institutions and the American Diabetes Association report that treating patients with prediabetes as if they ...
New Technology to Open Blocked Leg Arteries Could Save Amputees' Legs and Lives

New Technology to Open Blocked Leg Arteries Could Save Amputees’ Legs and Lives

The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, is the first in the United States to use the only FDA-approved, drug-coated balloon, ...
OPAF Launches Adaptive-Cycling Clinic

OPAF Launches Adaptive-Cycling Clinic

Photograph courtesy of OPAF. More than 100 people attended the launch of the Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation's (OPAF's) First ...
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