Rice University students have built a unique wheelchair for a Houston teenager who will now be able to row his way forward. Pedro, 15, a patient at Shriners Hospital for Children, Houston, has had arthrogryposis since birth. This congenital disorder causes severe limitation of movement in all of his joints. But Pedro’s path can be [...]
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Case Western Reserve University music educator Lisa Huisman Koops realized during the daily 20-minute commute to her daughter’s preschool that the family vehicle might be an ideal—and overlooked—place to develop a child’s awareness and interest in music. The family car, she thought, could provide an option for harried parents who say they lack time for [...]
The benefits of having a strong music program.
When a patient suffers a heart attack, stroke, or other serious medical emergency, access to specialists—known as tertiary care—can be vital, and timing is critical. For Scott Newton, a DNP student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and former volunteer ambulance dispatcher, it’s familiar territory–and a place he feels he can make a [...]