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Life with a Disability

Katja Gets Stronger – Photo Essay

A photo essay by Dave Albo, sports photographer extraordinaire and fellow lifter at Barbell Strategy. It’s been a real pleasure training with Katja. Her positive attitude, great work ethic, and willingness to try things is contagious. She is one of…
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Wheelchairs Prohibited in the Last Place You’d Expect

In November, another woman seeking assisted living for her mother-in-law emailed the admissions coordinator at VillageCare at 46 & Ten in Manhattan. “We do not admit residents on wheelchairs,” the coordinator wrote back. By phone, the woman explained that her…
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No E-bikes!

A participant’s comment, seen at the city’s Open Space Master Plan community workshop: No E-bikes! Let them ride regular bikes like the rest of us. Open Space only for the fit and ambulatory, then?

CCSVI, Adieu

At one point, CCSVI (Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency) was everywhere as an explanation (and treatment) for MS. I can’t say that I’m particularly surprised that it has now been debunked, by the doctor who coined the term in the first…
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The Joy of Running

It’s a little sad that your average suburban dog (or at least my average suburban dog) doesn’t have a lot of opportunities to really run. It’s taken us a couple of years of practice and finding the right equipment, but…
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