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A League of Extraordinary Volunteers

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 06.03.2016 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

Recently, we came across a story that at first sounded unique, as many seemingly random acts of goodness often do. Jeff Powell, a student in North Carolina, had used a 3D printer to make a functional prosthetic hand for a little boy.

Lucky to Be Alive on Workers' Memorial Day

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Today, my union, the United Steelworkers, will toll a bell for each of the 33 Steelworkers killed on the job since last Workers' Memorial Day 12 months ago.

Farm Accidents More Likely To Require Amputation Than Any Other Field

Posted 07.20.2012 | Home

Farmers who are injured on the job require amputation 11 percent of the time, two and a half times more likely than in any other field. Now, findin...

Janean Chun

Creating Prosthetic Limbs With Style | Janean Chun | Posted 06.11.2012 | Small Business

Like many 21-year-olds, Dan Horkey felt pretty invincible. He was starting a career in construction and had his entire life ahead of him. But the cour...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Prosthetic Aesthetics in Catherine Wagner's 'Reparations'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Catherine Wagner WHAT: Reparations WHERE:Stephen Wirtz Gallery 49 Geary Street San Francisco, U.S.A. WHEN: October 18-November 27, 2010 WHY: ...

Insurance Runs Out For 12-Year-Old Boy Without Arm

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Benjamin French was born with his right arm missing below the elbow. In his 12 years, he has been fitted with seven prostheses. His most recent replac...