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A Robotic Suit Is Helping Paralyzed People Feel Their Legs Again

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 08.11.2016 | Science

A brain-controlled robotic suit has helped eight patients with severe spinal cord injuries recover some of their neurological function, scientists rev...

'Me Before You' - A Life-Enhancing Presence, a Life-Enhancing Present

Joseph Cooper | Posted 05.23.2016 | Books
Joseph Cooper

Louisa Clark has never seen such an array of medicines other than in a pharmacy. After introducing Louisa (Lou) to the apothecarial responsibilities, Nathan, the unflappable nurse, explains that the patient may need a little help in getting the medicines down.

Chicken Soup for the Singing Telegrammer's Soul

April Brucker | Posted 01.21.2015 | Comedy
April Brucker

It was October of 2012. I had just released my book, I Came, I Saw, I Sang: Memoirs of a Singing Telegram Delivery Girl. While I should have been happy, I wasn't.

The Precious Commodity of Time: Taking A Second Look at the Effects of Paralysis

Dan Griffin | Posted 11.09.2014 | Impact
Dan Griffin

Similar to many others I've met in this situation, I am neither sad nor angry. And as more time passes, it has become increasingly apparent that what I want most in life might not be evident from where I am sitting.

8 Ways To Move Forward When You Can No Longer Walk

Posted 10.18.2013 | Impact

By Tiffiny Carlson, The Mobility Resource There are a lot of nightmare scenarios no one wants to personally experience. One is getting a phone call...

How This Woman Went From Quadriplegic To Black Belt -- And Is Helping Others Do The Same

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.02.2013 | Impact

Eighteen years ago, Molly Hale, then 45, was preparing to take her third degree Black Belt exam in the Japanese martial art of Aikido -- for which she...

This Man Who Cheated Death Is Now Dedicated To Giving Back, Which Is Pretty Darn Inspirational

Posted 09.21.2013 | Impact

By Kelly Rouba, The Mobility Resource Matthew Hawksley is often thought of as the man with nine lives. At only 25-years-old, he has managed to che...

Bringing Eric Home

Maggie Sergio | Posted 11.14.2013 | Impact
Maggie Sergio

I don't think I will ever forget the call I received on Saturday morning, May 21, 2011. An employee of mine called me at home to tell me that Eric was involved in a serious hang-gliding accident the day before. Disbelief and sadness filled me.

Where The 'Paralyzed Bride' Is Now

Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact

By Rachelle Friedman, The Mobility Resource Change is inevitable. Sometimes it’s good. Sometimes it’s bad. And sometimes it has no real effect ...

WATCH: Helper Monkey Is Home Aide For Paralyzed Man

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As an athletic college senior five years ago, Ned Sullivan adopted an unlikely sidekick: a five-pound monkey named Kasey who's now become his anchor i...

Turning An Accident Into A Million-Dollar Opportunity

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Rachel Leven | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Todd Brown always wanted to own his own business. He started out managing a restaurant, and eventually opened his own. An avid athlete and motocross r...