As we reported yesterday, there was happy ending after a man with cerebral palsy had his wheelchair stolen by two 14-year-old boys who rode it around Flower Hill, Long Island and then left it when the battery went dead. Now the man who recovered it is speaking out.
Two disabled New Rochelle High School students claim they were mistreated during a fire condition last month and now the school is being investigated by the U.S. Justice Department.
A month after superstorm Sandy struck, gone is the thick oil that covered the streets by the water in Lindenhurst. So, too, is the silence of the residents in shock.
They can’t always explain it, but something magical happens at the Children of Promise Stable in Nanuet.
Cases of autism have soared in recent years: one in every 88 children is diagnosed with the disorder. Now, a groundbreaking clinical trial will test whether a child’s own stem cells – the building blocks of the body – might help.
CBS 2 brought you the story of Dina Frank’s inspirational journey to her first steps last week. Now, her family says the Transportation Security Administration got aggressive with her during a recent trip through airport security.
They are medications used in cosmetic procedures, but they are now being paired up with astounding results. A 7-year-old Long Island girl who was not able to walk recently took her first steps.
The 22nd annual Long Island Festival of Trees wrapped up this weekend in Garden City with the young and the young at heart all dazzled with the bright, colorful decorated Christmas trees at the Cradle of Aviation Museum.
At 18-months-old John Lahutsky was declared incurable with cerebral palsy and didn’t see the outside of a Russian orphanage for years.
On Staten Island, a young woman is not letting her serious conditions hold her back from helping those in need, and now the Bronx Bombers have come to help her.
Gregory Richardson, 21, lowered the back of the wheelchair the patient was in and started bouncing it around saying it was “like a roller coaster ride,” Nassau County police Lt. Kevin Smith said.
MacKenzie Maher was born with a brain injury. Doctors determined she had cerebral palsy, and unable to walk, the only way she could get around was to learn how to crawl. The big breakthrough in her ability to walk came when MacKenzie began clinical trials on a machine called the lokomat.
A jury awarded a Connecticut couple $58 million Wednesday after their baby was born with severe injuries in what the couple’s attorneys called the largest medical malpractice verdict in state history.
It’s extraordinary how a simple act of kindness can make a world of difference.
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