January 2014 Table of Contents


Diet Danger

Eating healthy is important, but not all diets are created equal, especially when it comes to SCI.

Refined in Reno

The National Veterans Creative Arts Festival provides much more to vets than a place to showcase their talents.

Ready to Lead

Who will be elected to help lead PVA and continue its mission to assist veterans and others with SCI/D?

Hitting the Slopes Again

Spinal-cord injuries don’t stop adults from winter sports activities.

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Generous Gestures

It's not too late to commit to doing something positive.

SCI Inspections

Far from the truth: The quality of care veterans receive is the same at all VA SCI centers.

Know Your Care

SCI patients need to know their own bodies and where to go for patient care.

Kids Care for Vets

PVA Poster and Essay Contest winners are announced.

ADA on The Hill

Marine veteran relates his transition back into the workforce.

Yale Anniversary

PVA and Yale University celebrate 25-year partnership.

Ship Ahoy!

Tampa Bay Buccaneers honor Ben Ritter.

Fighting for Benefits

Author relates her fight against depression and post traumatic stress disorder.

Wearable Robot

Indego exoskeleton design is Breakthrough Innovator Award winner.

Stow and Go

New DOT rules should make travel easier for the disabled.

Better Bladder

Prosthetic bladder should restore some function for people with SCI.

Major Change

Students can get degree in disability studies.

The Unknown Giver

Central Florida PVA benefits from estate of Ginger Ann Rawley.

Technical Advocacy

Discussion: Motorola claim falls short and iBot service is limited.

Elegant Mobility

Mobi Electric Folding Wheelchair reportedly developed with the older wheelchair user in mind.

Pretty Pensacola

Pensacola has friendly beaches and rich history.

Start Living!

Car accident leaves teenager paralyzed.

Walk or Roll?

Where SCI research dollars should be spent is examined.

Back-to-Back Titles for De Los Santos

PVA Racing team member takes top spot at Army and Marine events.

McFadden Record

University of Illinois senior wins four major marathons in a year.

Paralympic Sports

International Paralympic Committee looks at sports lineup for 2020 Games.

Billiards Off and Running

Dennis Palmer wins first event in billiards series.

Parting the Red Sea

PVA is disabled veterans working for disabled veterans.

New Beginnings

Not everyone had a joyous New Year.

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