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Meet the bike designer who changes lives

Custom bikes make cycling dreams come true. Jerzee Wasylnuk’s mobility was achieved thanks to Freedom Concepts, a Winnipeg company where a team custom designs and builds bikes for people — mostly children — who would never … READ MORE

Study eyes hospitalists

The old-fashioned, family doctor style of medicine could be lifesaving for elderly hospitalized patients, a big study suggests, showing benefits over a rapidly expanding alternative that has hospital-based doctors overseeing care … READ MORE

Grip aid for daily living with special needs

At last, a simple hygienic way for people with hand problems to hold eating utensils, cups, writing implements, sports equipment, and toys. Adelynn Zeuner holds a fork to eat peaches with the aid of an EazyHold band developed by a … READ MORE

Pup dives in for special-needs kids

Cori, a 1-year-old retriever mix training in water rescue, takes part in a special-needs swim lesson in Escondido. With her, clockwise from left, are Logan Powell, 6, dog handler Deb Parker, Caiden Shawver, 3, swim instructor Jodi … READ MORE

Me and my robotic suit

I have used a wheelchair since a motorbike accident 21 years ago. But this summer I stood up and walked. Here’s how. FIRST STEPS: Reuters reporter Andrei Khalip travelled to California in the summer to take part in clinical trials … READ MORE

Patients with MS can now self-monitor online

PARIS — The ability of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) to monitor their own disease with use of web-based algorithms incorporating various patient outcome measures is becoming a reality. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease … READ MORE

A country for all children to thrive

As Canadians, we pride ourselves on our commitment to inclusion and diversity. Yet, when it comes to disabilities, this pride doesn’t match reality. Put simply – rather than inclusion, the every day experience of many … READ MORE

Alberta doctors highest paid in Canada

A new report shows the number of doctors in Alberta is growing and so too is the cost. Rockyview Hospital expansion project 2005 to 2011, Calgary AB. Stantec and CANA By Slav Kornik, Global News September 28, 2017 Numbers from the … READ MORE

Todd Stabelfeldt: Titan of tech

Todd Stabelfeldt is a busy man these days. When not traveling all over the country delivering powerful speeches like “Convenience for You is Independence for Me” — at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose last … READ MORE
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