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May 20, 2015, 09:51 ET

What is Autonomic Dysreflexia?

This article is by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC). The PRC is a national resource which provides a...

May 07, 2015, 08:30 ET

California Criminal Trial Attorney Christopher Martens Announces California Appeals Court Decision to Overturn Client's Three Strike Sentence of 25 Years to Life

 On April 24, 2015, the California Court of Appeal for the Fifth District found that a trial court erred in not striking one of two previous...

Apr 29, 2015, 10:59 ET

Christopher & Banks Launches 2nd Annual Nationwide Search for Amazing Women

Christopher & Banks Corporation, a women's specialty retailer, today announced the launch of the 2nd annual, nationwide celebration of Amazing...

Apr 24, 2015, 08:45 ET

California DUI Attorney Christopher Martens eBook -- Survival Guide to Getting a DUI -- Now Available on Amazon

 California DUI attorney Christopher Martens is the author of a new eBook -- California DUI Law and Defenses: Survival Guide to Getting a DUI...

Apr 16, 2015, 06:26 ET
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, Captain of Team Reeve

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Appointed as Captain of Team Reeve

 The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announced today that Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, six-time Olympic gold medal swimmer, has officially...

Apr 14, 2015, 07:07 ET
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At Historic Anniversary, San Francisco Earthquake Sets Scene for New Epic Romance Novel, Blossom

 New author Christopher Lentz announced today that his self-published historical romance, Blossom, is available now on Amazon (Kindle and...

Feb 23, 2015, 09:00 ET
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The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 75 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis,...

Dec 09, 2014, 06:18 ET

Legendary Actor Christopher Lee Releases his Third Heavy Metal Christmas Single

 Sir Christopher Lee, who has starred in almost 300 movies including 'The Lord of the Rings', 'Star Wars', 'The Man with the Golden Gun',...

Dec 02, 2014, 09:35 ET
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People Living with Paralysis Share Their Experiences with Online Dating

Sure, for some, Valentine's Day is a time to enjoy current relationships. But for many others, it's a time to reflect on future aspirations in...

Dec 02, 2014, 09:10 ET
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Steve Kenny, Peer Mentor, Offers Opportunity to Help 'Shorten the Learning Curve' for the Newly Injured

On May 23, 1993, Steve Kenny dove into a pool. He hit his head on the pool's floor, injuring his spinal cord at the C5/6 location. The accident...

Dec 02, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Reeve Grant Makes Waves with Adaptive Swimming Program in Miami Springs

 Just over a month ago, in the small suburban community of Miami Springs, Florida, a nine-year-old boy living with disabilities was playing...

Nov 11, 2014, 11:46 ET

Christopher & Banks Launches Nationwide Search for Amazing Volunteers

Christopher & Banks Corporation today announced the third search in its year-long Amazing Women campaign, requesting nominations for Amazing...

Oct 22, 2014, 09:00 ET

Staying Above the Rising Waters: How Your Own Personal Emergency Preparation Can Save Your Life

This article is by Nate Herpich on behalf of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC). The PRC is a national...

Oct 09, 2014, 04:00 ET
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On the 10-Year Anniversary of Christopher Reeve's Passing, Breakthrough in Paralysis Research Prompts Initiative to Fast Track Groundbreaking Therapy

On the eve of the 10-year anniversary of the passing of actor and activist Christopher Reeve (9/25/52 – 10/10/04), today, the Christopher...

Oct 03, 2014, 14:51 ET

Social Justice Advocate Interviews Transgender Federal Inmate about Abhorrent Healthcare

 Social justice advocate, author, and inmate, Christopher Zoukis, recently met with Sangye Rinchen, a transgender federal prison inmate...

Oct 02, 2014, 11:00 ET

Christopher & Banks Responds to Consumer Insights By Combining Missy, Petite and Women's Sizes in approximately 190 Store Locations

 Christopher & Banks, a women's specialty retailer, today announced the Oct. 6 grand opening of 37 stores that reflect their retail...

Sep 30, 2014, 08:30 ET
Foxhole Father cover (PRNewsFoto/Christopher Whalen)

Foxhole Father, The Field Guide For Fathers

 Psychotherapists, mothers and fathers have expressed great enthusiasm for Foxhole Father. Photo -...

Sep 20, 2014, 19:00 ET
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The Raw Beauty Project NYC Teams Up with the Reeve Foundation to Host a Groundbreaking Photography Exhibit

 To ignite a global conversation and transform stereotypes, The Raw Beauty Project NYC has partnered with the Christopher & Dana...

Aug 26, 2014, 15:00 ET

Christopher & Banks Launches Nationwide Search for Amazing Teachers, Mentors and Coaches

 Christopher & Banks today announced the second search in its initial year-long Amazing Women campaign, requesting nominations for women...

Aug 21, 2014, 15:07 ET
Shoelala Shapers for your shoes! Lightweight and flexible are great for travel and look fabulous in your closet! (PRNewsFoto/Christopher Michael, LLC)

Shoelala Introduces a New Concept in Shoe Accessories!

 We are pleased to announce a new concept that combines the feel of luxury with the practicality of support.  Shapers for your shoes!...