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September
06,
2017
Hurricane Irma is currently a Category 5 hurricane and is on a northeast path through the Caribbean. The latest models show it could potentially impact parts of Georgia late this weekend into early next week. By late Saturday, most of Cuba and
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August
28,
2017
The summer 2017 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file here. Subscribers to the print version will receive copies via postal mail in the coming days. Shepherd Center’s
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August
14,
2017
A redesigned version of the Shepherd Pathways website has launched at shepherdpathways.org/. Shepherd Pathways is a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation program for people recovering from brain injury. It is a program of Shepherd Center,
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August
11,
2017
As post-doctoral fellows in Shepherd Center’s Hulse Spinal Cord Injury Lab – fresh from obtaining their doctorates in basic science research – Jennifer Iddings, Ph.D., and Stephen Estes, Ph.D., have the opportunity to apply
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August
29,
2017
It’s something most of us take for granted – the ability to walk into a restaurant, interact with a cashier, place an order and maneuver around a crowded environment to find a seat. But for people recovering from a traumatic brain
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August
22,
2017
Migraines, hearing loss and a popping jaw were Rojean Sanders’ obvious reminders of the M-16 rifle butt that fractured her eye, skull and jaw during a U.S. Army training exercise gone wrong. Those symptoms alone, however, weren’t why
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August
15,
2017
Caleb Faulkner, 33, works a job that takes him to shipyards on the Chesapeake-Norfolk-Virginia Beach coastline. As a field engineer for Scientific Research Corporation, Caleb works on intricate, classified systems for ships going out to sea. He was
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August
09,
2017
Shepherd Center sponsors 11 sports teams that enable individuals with physical disabilities to participate in sports on a recreational or competitive level. Athletes compete in local and regional competitions, as well as at the national and
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July
06,
2017
By Edelle Field-Fote, PT, Ph.D., FAPTA Director of SCI Research and Co-Project Director, Shepherd Center SCIMS Program The year 1970 seems like a lifetime ago. Richard Nixon was president, and the United States was still embroiled in
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May
28,
2017
It’s a tragic situation when 22 U.S. veterans take their own lives every day. That’s a needless loss of more than 8,000 service men and women a year. I’ve lost brothers in combat and have witnessed the sad plight of many when
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May
13,
2017
My son, Matthew Pollard, was admitted to Shepherd Center on March 26, 2005 due to injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was only 16 years old at the time, and looking forward to anything less than a hardship was virtually
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After son's "near death" accident, mom's on mission to change dorm policy
At the age of 20, Clark Jacobs had to fight to learn how to walk and talk again.
12
Sep
2017
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Freak accident inspires new rules over college bed rails
For the first time this semester, the University System of Georgia is requiring campuses statewide to offer bed safety rails for students for free.
09
Aug
2017
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