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7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Batavia couple planning Naperville marijuana dispensary

Traci and Hugo Fernandez already fight the pain and paralysis of chronic spinal cord injuries through research funded by a nonprofit organization they created, the United Paralysis Foundation.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Naperville, IL, Batavia, IL, Medicine, Health, Non-Profit, Joliet, IL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Frazier Rehab helping patients with spinal cord injuries to walk again

TWO MEN WHO WERE TOLD THEY'D NEVER WALK AGAIN-- ARE DEFYING ODDS, BUT NOT WITHOUT HELP.

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Related Topix: Health

WLKY-TV Louisville

Patients with spinal cord injuries learning to walk again

It was a nightmare, turned reality for Collin Humphrey's mother, Jennifer Humphrey, whose heart broke as she watched her son struggle.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Mail

New York State legalizes medical marijuana

Approved conditions include cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, certain spinal cord injuries, irritable bowel syndrome, epilepsy, neuropathy and Huntington's disease New York became the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana when Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill approving the drug's use by patients with very serious or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, New York Government, New York

Mon Jul 07, 2014

CBS Local

Health Watch: FDA Approves Walking Assistance Device

A new breakthrough is allowing patients with spinal cord injuries to use a revolutionary device to walk again, at home.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CBS Local

Robotic Exoskeleton Allows Paralyzed Patients To Walk Again

For the first time, patients with spinal cord injuries have begun using a revolutionary device that helps them walk again at home.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US Military, US Army, Robots

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Examiner.com

ReWalk exosketelton helps those with spinal injuries stand on their own two feet

Approximately 200,000 people in the US are now living with spinal cord injuries, many of which have left them paralyzed from the waist down and unable to walk.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Star Online

Neurobridge provides hope for those with spinal cord injuries

History was made when 23-year-old Ian Burkhart from Dublin, Ohio, became the first quadriplegic to move his arm via his thoughts, thanks to a new device that bridges the gap between the brain and the muscle, bypassing the spinal cord altogether.

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Related Topix: Health, Dublin, OH, Ohio State University

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