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I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor.

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor.

Source:  NY Times / By Cheri A. Blauwet / Dec. 6, 2017 When I was in the third year of my medical residency, I was asked to evaluate a new state-of-the-art, fully accessible exam table that would be used in doctors’ offices to better provide care for patients with mobility-related disabilities. The table could go as low as 18 inches off the ground to enable easier transfers for wheelchair users and had extra rails and grips to provide support for patients with impaired balance. I was to assess this equipment as a “user expert.” Although the table was designed to accommodate patients with...

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Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Source:  Electrek / Fred Lambert  – Apr. 20th 2018 6:06 am ET The news about Tesla Autopilot lately has mainly been about the driver assist system’s limitations and it is certainly important to talk about those, but the system has also been improving quite significantly with recent updates and it’s fun to take a break and look at those improvements too. It can now handle increasingly more complicated road situations as we see it now being able to merge into another lane in a construction zone. To continue reading and to watch the video please click here >>>>...

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Harvard Health: A workout for your brain

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Harvard Health: A workout for your brain

Source: Harvard Health Letter / Published: August, 2016 Fear of losing your memory and thinking skills is one of the greatest concerns of getting older. Maybe that’s behind the increasing number of clinics offering brain fitness programs. “Brain training” isn’t a typical exercise program; it incorporates a number of activities and lifestyle changes to help boost brain function. “It makes very good sense to promote cognitive health using a variety of approaches. I embrace it even as we await more data,” says Dr. Kirk Daffner, a neurologist and medical...

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Improve your health by starting with one simple change

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Improve your health by starting with one simple change

Source:  Harvard Health News Resolving to try something for a week, such as walking or eating more vegetables, may soon turn into a lifestyle change you can sustain. Starting on the path to better health can feel overwhelming. The thought of trying to make a big change in your diet, weight, or exercise may seem drastic or unrealistic—particularly if you try to tackle them all at once. But like any journey, all it takes to get going is just one step. “There is a lot of power in starting slow and small. The little changes add up,” says Dr. Michael Craig Miller, an assistant...

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The Athlete in Me Won’t Stop

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on The Athlete in Me Won’t Stop

Source:  New York Times / Todd Balf / DISABILITY  / MARCH 1, 2017 “You’re sort of in between, aren’t you?” an old friend asked me recently. She’d been through it all with me — my diagnosis of a rare spine cancer two years ago, the radical multistage surgery, the long rehab stint, the longer convalescence at home, and the eventual finding that I’d suffered a complication in surgery that caused a spinal cord injury and what will probably be permanent paraplegia. My sports-toned and -nurtured legs hadn’t responded to rehab the way they’d been expected to because they couldn’t. What my friend...

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