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‘Rowing’ Wheelchair Is A Moving Experience

Pedro, a patient at Shriners Hospital for Children, Houston, with arthrogryposis, is beta testing a wheelchair custom made for him by students at Rice University. With him are students, from left, David Smith, Michaela Dimoff and Reed Thornburg. Source: Brandon Martin/Rice University

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 [...]

Car Might Be the Ideal Place to Develop a Child’s Interest in Music

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 [...]

Belmont Fan Sings Miley Cyrus Before UNC Missed Free Throw (Video)

The benefits of having a strong music program.   Like this:Like Loading…

DNP Dispatched to Cure Emergency Transportation Ills

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 [...]

Superheroes Spotted in San Diego

Look who showed up at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego!  I saw this on their Facebook Page and had to share.   Like this:Like Loading…

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