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2009-04-21 23:34:58

Researchers say the number people in the United States living with paralysis or spinal cord injuries has been greatly underestimated. A University of New Mexico study suggests 1.28 million people in the United States have had a spinal cord injury and more than 5.6 million live with some form of paralysis.

2009-04-21 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A survey of over 33,000 households released today shows that 40 percent more Americans live with paralysis and over five times the number of Americans live with spinal cord injury than previously estimated.

2009-03-30 15:22:00

WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama signed the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act that will improve the quality of life for people living with paralysis and mobility impairments from any cause - stroke, ALS, spinal cord injuries, and others.

2009-03-30 14:30:00

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation expresses appreciation to Congressional co-sponsors for passing first legislation specific to the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the national, non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures and treatments for spinal cord injuries and improving the lives of people living with paralysis, applauds President Obama for signing the Omnibus Public Lands Bill.

2009-03-25 14:27:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the national, non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures and treatments for spinal cord injuries and improving the lives of people living with paralysis, applauds the United States House of Representatives for passing the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act (CDRPA), Title IX of H.R.

2009-03-09 09:08:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation joins millions of Americans today in commending President Obama for lifting previous restrictions on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research. Peter T.

2009-01-28 12:50:00

Annable to help spread awareness of Foundation's mission and services SHORT HILLS, N.J., Jan.

2009-01-23 07:00:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter T.

2009-01-15 15:31:00

Landmark Legislation Will Promote Collaborative Research, Rehabilitation and Quality of Life Initiatives for Millions Living with Paralysis and Spinal Cord Injuries SHORT HILLS, N.J., Jan.

2008-08-21 15:01:06

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Maggie Goldberg of the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation, +1-973-379-2690 ext.


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