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My turn: Award winners leave out key info about life with paralysis

...character choosing suicide after an accident resulting in paralysis. The Sea Inside, best foreign film, chronicles the true...movies leave out key information, showing negative aspects of paralysis but not the real lives of persons who have successfully adapted...
Four stricken by toxic shellfish

...Human Services reported eight cases of PSP during the summer of 2011, two of which ended up in intensive care. The toxin paralyses its victim, starting with numbness and tingling in the mouth and tongue, progressing into the extremities. DHSS Public...
Saudi Arabia: Islamic State attacks stopped, 400 held

...province. The projectiles released a chemical agent which induced in some cases loss of consciousness and temporary, localized paralysis. Twelve YPG personnel were hospitalized. Another seven projectiles were also launched into civilian residential areas in...
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Sports Quote

...self-confidence is preparation. There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis. The ideal attitude is to be physically loose...he underwent emergency brain surgery after experiencing paralysis of his right arm. A biopsy taken during a hospital stay revealed...
On Writing: The existential keyboard

...sometimes paralyze us - the dreaded Writer's Block. In that paralysis we see some of life's absurdity, the way we get trapped...from it: They do not budge.)In writing as in life, that paralysis - a product of our freedom to choose to do whatever we want...
Hamas tightens grip on Gaza as reconstruction delays continue

...Bank-based members of the new Cabinet rarely visited Gaza, prompting complaints of neglect.Each side blamed the other for the paralysis."There is no serious progress, no serious initiatives, or solution how to get out from the bottleneck," said Ghazi...
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Untested Southeast shellfish may carry poison

...eating razor and possibly butter clams from Clam Gulch. The disease is potentially lethal, and can lead to fatal repository paralysis, according to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.The toxin comes from the algae shellfish eat, and there...
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Juneau remembers nuclear bombings

...When I heard her umpteen years ago and got the facts of the dangers of nuclear weapons, after the talk I was in a state of paralysis," Schroeder recalled. "The only way I could shake it was to get active."On Wednesday, this activism manifested as...
Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...the Associated Press. Two children at St. Louis Children's Hospital are being treated for muscle weakness or possible paralysis which may be linked to EV-D68, the AP also reported. More than 500 people across the country, mostly children, have...
Pool diving accident leaves Razdolna teen paralyzed

...wheelchair bound with cerebral palsy or cognitive impairments, but as far as someone with neck injuries resulting in this level of paralysis, Isavra might be the only one," said Ermold. "This is new ground for all of us."It's definitely new ground for the...


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