August 2012 Table of Contents
Study sheds light on problems with failing wheelchairs covered by Medicare/Medicaid.
The PVA Education Foundation awards more than $250,000 in grants to help improve the lives of people with spinal-cord injury/disease.
Swimmer Wayne Field overcame the odds and influences others at the National Veterans Golden Age Games.
August is a great month to enjoy milder temperatures on Canada's Atlantic Coast.
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After spinal-cord injury, a significant number of people find their sexual interest and desire remain low for prolonged periods of time.
Cholesterol is an essential molecule for the body, especially for the nervous system and spinal cord.
This woman with SCI weighs invasive or noninvasive treatments for a bladder issue.
Trials to help regenerate nerve fibers in spinal-cord injury are among therapies presented at syposium.
Hospice counselors provide support to end-of-life veterans and their caregivers.
Keeping service dogs safe while they work is important for handler and dog.
Many people have an issue with controlling how much food they eat.
Extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. Most vulnerable are people who have a chronic medical condition.
Documentary focuses on adaptive sports.
Spinal-cord and brain injuries are focus of webinars for healthcare professionals.
The Comfort of Home provides tips for people caring for someone who is aging or has a chronic illness or disability.
Researchers have engineered a device that delivers medicine through the skin without use of a needle.
When you're planning a vacation or other trip,
A new accessible-travel guide can help you bypass airport hassles by hitting the road.
For wheelchair users, air travel is still nothing short of a hazardous adventure.
Labor office contest seeks disability-related application to help employers and disabled job seekers.
Campaign for Disability Employment contest has three winners.
Rating of state employers regarding discrimination now on the Internet.
A new online program is available for veterans interested in joining the banking industry.
My most important achievement to date is getting a service dog to help me remain independent.
Prizes and photo contest highlight summer-vacation contest.
In addition to recognizing the value of equal access in all areas of life, The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will protect disabled Americans who work and travel abroad.
Improved voice searches on computers and smartphones is in development.
A new type of underwear may help prevent pressure ulcers in people with stroke or spinal-cord injuries.
Anglers with disabilities land tournament limits in Illinois bass event.
Despite a low finish in the Sunshine State 9-Ball Classic, Charles Interrante enjoys the challenge of wheelchair billiards.
Wheelchair bowler Sean Beam rolls his way to a perfect game.
Does the Department of Veterans Affairs offer mortgage loans?