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Connecticut’s Gaylord Helps Those With Traumatic Injury Get Back Into Life

There’s a place in Connecticut, a non-profit, which treats people who have had a stroke, a brain or spinal cord injury, or have had an amputation find the way forward. Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in Wallingford has been around in many forms since 1902. It’s a rolling 400-acre former farm, which in its early years was Read more…

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Dr. Strittmatter’s Research on Alzhemier’s Disease and Spinal Cord Injury

Dr. Stephen Strittmatter , a Professor of Neurology in the Yale School of Medicine , is featured in TIME magazine this month on some breakthrough research his lab is doing in Alzheimer’s disease. You’ll hear about that in detail, but furthering this work  is in jeopardy in the U.S. because labs like Strittmatter’s and other across the country Read more…

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A Tragic Accident Brings Folks Together

Seventeen year old Zack Bernier of Clinton, Connecticut had just graduated from Morgan High School, June 24th, 2011.  Five days after that rite of passage, he went climbing with friends at Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth, Connecticut slipped and fell about forty feet and ended up in a hospital bed paralyzed from the waist Read more…

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