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Wheelchair mobility at the tip of the tongueupdated: Mon Jan 25 2010 09:27:00

Cruise Bogle, 18, was skimboarding with friends in Delray Beach, Florida, when he took a wave that whipped his board out from under him. Bogle was thrown backward, and his head hit the ocean floor. When friends saw him lying still in the surf, they knew something was wrong and rushed him to the hospital.

Tongue-controlled wheelchairupdated: Mon Jan 25 2010 09:27:00

Susan Hendricks reports on a new wheelchair that can be controlled by the tongue.

Australian quadriplegic granted right to starve to deathupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 21:17:00

An Australian high court ruled Friday that a quadriplegic man has the right to refuse food and water and can be allowed to die, a rare legal finding that some see as a major victory for right-to-die campaigners.

Dead child in storage facilityupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 13:32:00

The body of a 9-year-old quadriplegic girl was found in a storage shed. WJRT's Gabe Gutierrez reports.

Mother charged in death of quadriplegic girlupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 13:32:00

An adoptive mother has been charged with murdering her 9-year-old quadriplegic daughter, prosecutors in Michigan said Friday.

Quadriplegic child found dead in storage facilityupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 17:16:00

Michigan authorities are investigating whether foul play led to the death of a 9-year-old quadriplegic girl whose body was found inside a public storage facility.

UK parents may be charged over assisted suicideupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 08:45:00

UK prosecutors may charge the parents of paralyzed rugby player Daniel James with helping their son end his life.

UK debates assisted suicideupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 08:45:00

The death of a rugby player has sparked debate over assisted suicide in Britain. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.

FSB: The next little thing: Where are they now?updated: Tue Dec 05 2006 12:01:00

The latest news on companies previously profiled by FSB.By Emily Maltby and Brandi Stewart

FSB: Where Are They Now?updated: Fri Dec 01 2006 00:01:00

IN THE 2004 "NEXT LITTLE Thing" issue, FSB featured Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, a medical-device firm in Foxborough, Mass., that helps the severely disabled. The company's BrainGate devi...

Brain chip research aims for future movement updated: Wed Feb 22 2006 14:18:00

Matthew Nagel awoke from a two-week coma in the summer of 2001 to learn he was paralyzed from the neck down.

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