Mother charged with sex trafficking disabled teen daughter

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri mother has been charged with accepting money and cocaine in exchange for letting men sexually assault her 14-year-old daughter who authorities say has cerebral palsy an...

Authorities: Mom shot disabled son, then attempted suicide

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A single mother fatally shot her severely disabled 7-year-old son and then attempted suicide after years spent caring for her child, authorities and family friends in Oregon said...

Pennsylvania health aide sentenced for scalding disabled man

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania health aide who authorities say poured scalding water on a disabled man in his care, leaving him with burns on 20 percent of his body has been sentenced to serve up to ...

Shriners Hospitals for Children Researcher Reveals Important New Biology Leading to Improved Healing for Bone Fractures

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--Most people have broken a bone or know someone who has. A break is painful and takes time to heal. Recovering from a fracture is even more complicated and leng...

Motivo Launches New 2018 Motivo Tour® Walker Nationwide

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2018--Motivo, Inc., a company dedicated to enhancing independence through design, today announced the U.S. launch of its 2018 Motivo Tour ® Walker, a family of roll...

Myomo Brings MyoPro to Adolescent Patients

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 6, 2018--Myomo, Inc. (NYSE American: MYO) (“Myomo” or the “Company”), a wearable medical robotics company, today announced that its MyoPro myoelectric arm orthos...

Teen with cerebral palsy stuns mom by walking at graduation

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager who has cerebral palsy and was never expected to be able to walk has shocked her family by doing just that at her high school graduation. The Ke...

NeuroPace Launches Next Generation RNS System, the World’s Only Brain-Computer Interface for the Treatment of Refractory Epilepsy

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 1, 2018--NeuroPace, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based medical technology company, today announced the launch of its Next Gen RNS ® System for the treatment of re...

Businesses seek to expand opportunities for disabled workers

NEW YORK (AP) — On any weekday morning, Miles Thornback is working on marketing campaigns for real estate agents or dealing with tricky tech issues at the office. Thornback, who has ...

PathMaker Neurosystems Wins 2018 French-American Business Award for Startup of the Year

BOSTON & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--PathMaker Neurosystems Inc. (“PathMaker”), a clinical-stage bioelectronic medicine company developing non-invasive systems for the treatment of patie...

Global Rehabilitation Robots Market to Grow at 27% CAGR Through 2022| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018-- latest market research report on the provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2018-2022. ...

Woman faces prison after disabled son's estate missing $400K

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman who authorities say embezzled more than $400,000 from her disabled 9-year-old son's estate faces prison after entering a plea to resolve the case. ...

Professor who assaulted disabled man gets time served

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former Rutgers professor who pleaded guilty to assaulting a disabled man whom she says she fell in love with will not return to prison. NJ.com reports that a ju...

Rally Cycling Team Rides "Inspired Bicycles" by Children in Tour of California to Benefit UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation

LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018--At the 2018 Amgen Tour of California, the Rally Cycling team will ride six custom-designed, hand-painted Diamondback Podium bikes, each inspired by a ...

AP Exclusive: '93 Amtrak crash survivor relives each new one

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — In the dark of night, three travelers advanced inexorably toward tragedy. Accompanied by her parents on her first train trip, 11-year-old Andrea Chancey couldn't ...