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2013-09-29 23:00:07

Author announces release of ‘It’s Just a Matter of Balance,’ launches new marketing campaign. FT. Lauderdale (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Kevin S. Garrison was an athletic, artistic and intelligent 16-year-old when he received unexpected news–he had cancer and would lose his right foot. Now 40 years later, he’s sharing his life’s journey in his unique memoir, “It's Just a Matter of Balance: You Can't Put a Straight Leg on a Crooked Man” (published by iUniverse),...

2013-09-17 23:30:21

With a focus on creating a sustainable infrastructure to support the lifetimes needs of amputees, Tennessee based, Standing With Hope, is providing hope to amputees - one leg at a time. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 As a new team of volunteer prosthetists and related specialists head to Ghana on September 19, it marks an even greater impact by Standing With Hope for amputees in West Africa. The Nashville based organization traces its roots back three decades ago this year -...

2013-08-06 23:26:44

The new technology, MORPH, interfaces with most commercially available prosthetic hand and wrists on the market. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Infinite Biomedical Technologies, LLC (IBT), a client company in Baltimore City’s Emerging Technology Center (ETC), announced the release of its MORPH™ technology – an innovative new controlling technology for upper limb myo-electric prosthetics that interfaces with most commercially available prosthetic hand and wrists on the...

2013-08-06 23:26:31

Standing With Hope seeks to gather 500 used prostheses by December 2013. With the help of Corrections Corporation of America, inmates in a local prison volunteer to disassemble the collected artificial limbs and recycle usable components to build new, custom-fit limbs through Standing With Hope's outreach to amputees in Ghana. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Built on an innovative partnership with Ghana Health Services, Standing With Hope continues to grow the prosthetic limb...

2013-07-12 23:23:14

A process that usually take six to eight weeks was expedited, giving athlete running and walking leg in less than three days. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Loma Linda University Medical Center’s orthotics and prosthetics team gave Brazilian athlete and 2016 Paralympic hopeful, Marinalva de Almeida, the ability to walk for the first time in over 15 years. The team, led by Michael Davidson and Murray Brandstater, MD, had Marinalva walking just three days after she arrived in Loma...

2013-07-09 23:25:08

Standing With Hope seeks to gather 500 used prostheses by December 2013. With the help of Corrections Corporation of America, inmates in a local prison volunteer to disassemble the collected artificial limbs and recycle usable components to build new, custom-fit limbs through Standing With Hope's outreach to amputees in Ghana. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Building on an innovative partnership with Ghana Health Services, Standing With Hope continues to grow the prosthetic limb...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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