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April 2009

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Regeneration of Cells

Scientists are already growing many kinds of body parts using high-tech devices and human cells. Regeneration of cells - CBS Cutting Edge

Arthritis Meeting the Challenge

A helpful 4-page PDF fact sheet from the CDC called Arthritis: Meeting the Challenge ...More

U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Nation's First Official Measure of Unemployment Rate Facing People with Disabilities

Although it is widely believed that people with disabilities typically face a higher rate of unemployment than individuals without disabilities, official estimates were not available until now....More

Is third time a charm for Purdue-launched device?

The Andara Oscillating Field Stimulator, or OFS, is a battery-powered device used to treat victims of spinal cord injuries. It's technology that could bring some measure of help to patients in great need, but it has yet to receive regulatory approval....More

Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA) is a web site resource for assistive technology and disability-related information sponsored by the Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA). The site provides a searchable database, helps you target solutions, determine costs, and find vendors of AT products for people with disabilities, family members, service providers, educators, and employers. The site also links to over 25 on-line discussion groups. For more information, visit the CATEA site at

The 10 commandments of cancer prevention, from Harvard Men’s Health Watch

About one of every three Americans will face some form of cancer during his or her lifetime. You can help beat these grim statistics by taking steps to protect yourself right now...More