‘Not every amputee is a Paralympian in the making’ A relaunched support group for amputees aims to offer vital practical and emotional help to people across Norwich who have lost limbs. Walkon Crafters is run by Chris Barker and his partner Teresa Walker, and has moved to a new venue at the Wensum ... 03/30/2014 - 8:12 pm | View Link
Paralympian Richard Whitehead hits the heights on Splash! Success at the poolside reached dizzying new heights as Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead ... to the next show. Comedian Jenny Eclair, 53, was left in tears after she badly bruised her thighs during rehearsals. She put on a brave face and ... 01/25/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Paralympian wows with humorous, colorful Halloween costumes Now 29, he's a Paralympian, a motivational speaker ... “But I wouldn’t recommend trying this at home.” Sundquist put the photos on his personal blog at joshsundquist.com, then tweeted them. His "#AmputeeHalloween" photos have since been picked ... 10/24/2013 - 6:51 pm | View Link
Paralympian Barred from Competing "I am doing OK," she said. "And there's not much I can do right now. I just have to put it all in perspective. I know there are a lot more problems to worry about in this world. As hard as it is there are people starving and dying in the world. It is such ... 08/15/2013 - 10:14 am | View Link
Paralympian swimming champion confined to a wheelchair since she was 11 is BANNED from world championships Paralympic gold medalist Victoria Arlen, who is paralyzed from the waist down ... determination and equality that the International Paralympic Committee aims to promote.' A doctor contacted by the family to ensure Victoria would not become further ... 08/15/2013 - 3:01 am | View Link
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TOP Sportsability TOP Sportsability is a unique inclusive activities programme developed by the Youth Sport Trust in partnership with National Governing Bodies of Sport. 10/22/2014 - 4:05 am | View Website
Paralympic Games The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event, involving athletes with a range of physical disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g ... 10/22/2014 - 3:44 am | View Website
CNN Video Boy sees THIS before the world goes dark. A mother's dying wish for her son. Ex-NFL player donates kidney to ex-rival 10/22/2014 - 3:37 am | View Website
Murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius should be ... Murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius should be convicted, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Thursday. “If the court will accept that the accused acted in ... 10/21/2014 - 10:29 pm | View Website
The contrast in handling two Ebola diagnoses highlights how differently cities and hospitals prepare for health emergencies.
Dr. Craig Spencer alerted his aid agency that he had developed a fever, and was transported to Bellevue Hospital Center by specially trained emergency workers wearing protective gear.
The patient registration staff and triage nurses were trained to ask people with certain symptoms about international travel.
On the seventh floor is the full isolation unit, originally set up to treat people with drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Beyond hospitals, the city's fire department trained an ambulance crew to transport suspected Ebola patients, and 911 dispatchers now ask people calling for an ambulance if they've traveled to West Africa recently.
The National Institutes of Health and other hospitals with special biocontainment units regularly "do drills about how you need to protect yourself," said Dr.
On Saturday, Iran hanged a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had attempted to rape her—a defense the court and the man's family ultimately rejected. IRNA, Iran's official news agency, says 27-year-old Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn Saturday for the 2007 murder. The court ruling dismissed Jabbari's claim of attempted rape, saying all evidence proved she had planned to kill Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former intelligence agent, after having purchased a knife two days earlier.