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Can New Mom Femita Ayanbeku Deliver a Paralympic Medal?

Can New Mom Femita Ayanbeku Deliver a Paralympic Medal?

Femita Ayanbeku gave birth to her first baby in January. Next month in Paris, the amputee track star will attempt ...
Melissa Stockwell Comes Back for a Paralympic Encore

Melissa Stockwell Comes Back for a Paralympic Encore

Melissa Stockwell always thought the Tokyo Paralympics would be her last competitive triathlon. But instead of relaxing in retirement, she'll ...
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 ...
UT Arlington Researchers Awarded Grant to Improve Prosthetic Fit, Comfort

UT Arlington Researchers Awarded Grant to Improve Prosthetic Fit, Comfort

Image of the bubble actuator, embedded in a liner, that the UT Arlington research team is designing and building, courtesy ...
Physician Explains Benefits and Dangers of Supplements

Physician Explains Benefits and Dangers of Supplements

From multivitamins to supplements that are purported to help with everything from depression to treating athlete's foot, whole stores are ...
Government Announces $14.8M in Grants to Expand Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Government Announces $14.8M in Grants to Expand Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced $14,837,785 in grants to six states to improve employment opportunities for adults and ...
Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Reaches One-Year+ Milestone

Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Reaches One-Year+ Milestone

Ortiz Catalan (left) and Brånemark (right) with the first patient treated with the osseointegrated implant system for neural control. Photographs ...
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