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2014-04-16 12:30:09

LAVAL, QC, April 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ergoresearch Ltd (TSXV: ERG) announced today the successful completion of new scanner technology destined for the orthopedic industry. More accurate than traditional cast-making methods that rely on plaster bandaging, this technology means orthotists will no longer resort to plaster when applying casts. This newly developed technology is easy to use and very safe. Now any body part can be scanned in both 3D and in real time. Scanned files...

2014-04-15 23:15:15

Push to Walk, a Morris County non-profit organization, received grant funding from the Advisory Council of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans under the County of Morris Department of Human Services. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 March 2014, Push to Walk was notified that their request for funding from the Advisory Council of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans was granted. The non-profit submitted a request under the Grant-In-Aid category, which is county funding for areas of mental...

2014-04-15 12:30:03

Funding assists amputees with prosthetic care and upgrades not covered by their insurance NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the Boston marathon bombing, the Knights of Columbus Stand With Boston Program is providing assistance for people who lost limbs in that tragic event. The latest in a series of Knights' initiatives to help provide mobility for individuals in the United States and worldwide, the Knights' Boston program is designed to...

2014-04-11 23:22:18

National inclusive sports provider World T.E.A.M. Sports is the newest member of the recreation-oriented non-profit R4 Alliance, serving Our Military Family. Holbrook, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 National inclusive sports provider World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today the organization has been accepted by the directors of R4 Alliance as the 501(c)3 non-profit’s newest member. Created in 2012 by eight non-profit organizations providing community and therapeutic based recreational...

2014-04-09 23:24:38

Concussions are more worrisome in the world of professional sports as the rate of injury seems to increase every year, investigating the value of a disability policy today, can protect your income for a lifetime, suggests Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Fans were anxious to see if Bryce Harper would remain in the game against the Mets after what could have been a serious kick to the head by Mets second baseman Eric Young Jr. Harper was aiming for a double play but ended up...

2014-04-09 16:25:52

Online Developmental Screening to Help Make the Early Years Count CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Week of the Young Child, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), aims to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize organizations like Easter Seals that help to meet those needs. In addition to providing services for kids with disabilities, developmental delays and autism,...

2014-04-08 23:00:51

Experienced winter sports athletes are on the slopes now. Consider the risks of skiing and snowboarding, and how disability insurance coverage can protect your income should an injury occur. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Whether skiing or snowboarding, there are many different opinions out there as to which of these winter sports is more dangerous. The truth is, there are injuries in both sports, especially head injuries, which can be life threatening. Some businesses have taken a...

2014-04-04 23:40:31

Introducing the first issue of Healing Education, a magazine that combines insights from health and wellness professionals and researchers to give readers a full-body view of pain and its treatments. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 4 Treatment Misconceptions Keeping You In Pain: The world of back pain treatment is difficult to navigate. Pinpointing the cause of pain may be hard, and in some cases it doesn’t happen. Even when a cause is identified, the track record on conventional treatment...

2014-04-04 23:24:34

Baltimore-based life insurance and annuity company Fidelity & Guaranty Life is returning as a corporate sponsor of World T.E.A.M. Sports’ April 25-27 Face of America bicycle, hand cycle and recumbent ride from the Pentagon to Gettysburg. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today that Baltimore-based life insurance and annuity company Fidelity & Guaranty Life is returning for a second year as a corporate sponsor of the non-profit’s April 25-27...

2014-04-02 12:31:11

The Aging Population Will Nonetheless Spur Gradual Market Growth Through 2022, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the U.S. market for prescription-based orthotic and prosthetic devices will grow modestly through 2022 despite each market facing distinct reimbursement challenges. This growth can be primarily attributed to the expanding aging population because older individuals are most...


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2010-09-23 19:56:17

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...

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