January 2002 Table of Contents


Flying High

Inspired to build his own plane, this aviator plans to transport his "toy"a BD-4 kit airplaneto an Alabama airport, attach the wing, and fly away.

Life: The Ultimate
Gift (Part 2)

This second of four articles notes that the kidneys are indeed part of the body's system for getting rid of waste—but they do much more.

First in Line

In a historic moment for the fishing industry—the first true championship tournament for anglers with disabilities—33 anglers representing 14 states converged on Lake Toho in Kissimmee, Fla.

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Also in this issue:

Reasons & Remarks:

PN Editor Cliff Crase reports on a workshop that leaves patients, family members, friends, caregivers, and rehab/medical professionals better informed about SCI care.

Living Well:

As more new drugs become available without prescriptions, the potential for drug interactions is growing.

Computer Corner:

How your computer can actually help you type faster.

Diagnosis: MS:

Read about a new, cutting-edge MS resource available for healthcare providers.

Travel Tips:

20 tips for making your air-travel trip comfortable and safe, plus an update on airport security and your civil rights.

Around the House:

A new residential stairlift makes multilevel homes more accessible.

Money Talks:

11 things you should know about Social Security.

Mobility & More:

3 things to consider when funding a new vehicle, and a look at two new devices for transporting scooters and wheelchairs.

On the Job:

Info about a one-stop employment center, a new job-hunting resource, and help with job accommodations.

Government Relations:

Updates on fair housing, a federal transportation appointment, a major airline's new seating policy, and a veterans' history project.


What's being done to improved emergency egress from high-rise buildings for people with disabilities.

Sports & Recreation:

Reports on the start of the trapshoot season, disabled sailing championships. therapeutic horseback-riding awards, and volunteers who are working to make the great outdoors more accessible.

Fish Tales:

What happened at the last stop on the 2001 PVA National Bass Trail?

News Beat:

An accessible Web site, jewelry that promotes the equality-for-all message, Invacare's new celebrity spokesperson, and a research center seeking to make life easier for people with disabilities.

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