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April
05,
2017
Mayo Clinic researchers in Rochester, Minn., used electrical stimulation on the spinal cord and intense physical therapy to help a man intentionally move his paralyzed legs, stand and make steplike motions for the first time in three years. The ...
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March
31,
2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug called Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) this week to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS). This is the first drug for PPMS to be ...
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March
27,
2017
Shepherd Center Trustee Travis Ellis, the first Georgia native to receive the Citizen Honors Award from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, was one of six heroes chosen by the Recipients of the Medal of Honor and recognized at a ceremony on ...
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March
14,
2017
Shepherd Center has announced it is further expanding its innovative partnership with Stratus Healthcare, an alliance of 20 hospitals, 12 health systems and 1,500 physicians in Georgia. The move designates Shepherd Center as the community partner ...
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March
29,
2017
For people with spinal cord injury, the first 72 hours after injury are crucial to diagnose and manage ongoing treatment. In a new Shepherd Center Radio podcast, Shepherd Center access case manager Dorea Fowler, ...
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March
24,
2017
Melanie Lott knew something was terribly wrong when her then-fiancé, Michael Schneider, never came home from work one fateful Monday night in 2013. Panic ensued, and through her quick sleuthing, Melanie finally tracked him down through the ...
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March
23,
2017
On average, hospital chief executive officers (CEOs) spend fewer than four years at a single organization. But Shepherd Center is not your average hospital. And Gary Ulicny is not your average CEO. When Gary R. Ulicny, Ph.D., retired earlier this ...
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March
21,
2017
When a patient has a spinal cord injury, depending on the level of injury, breathing can become the most important issue they and their family are facing. When a patient has limited use of their diaphragm, respiratory therapists assist through ...
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March
22,
2017
By Erma Freeman, MSW, LCSW, CCM Shepherd Center Case Manager and Social Worker The theme for this year’s Social Work Month, recognized every year in March, is “Social Workers Stand Up!” What does this mean to Shepherd ...
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January
03,
2017
By Jill Koval, Ph.D. Shepherd Center Psychologist Although we’re just a few days into the new year, many people are already starting to see a wane in their commitment to their new year’s resolutions. As life gets back to normal after ...
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November
16,
2016
By Jill Koval, Ph.D. Shepherd Center Psychologist Changing seasons bring changing colors – red, orange, yellow – but what about blue? Depression related to changing seasons typically begins and ends at around the same time each year. ...
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American Medical Association's Q & A Interview with Dr. Ford Vox
The AMA Wire® “When I Knew I Medicine Was My Calling” series profiles Ford Vox, M.D., and a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the lives of the busy women and men navigating new courses in their careers and in American medicine.
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Mar
2017
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