155 Cases Of Polio-Like Illness Now Under Investigation, CDC SaysThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday that there are 155 patients under investigation this year for acute flaccid myelitis, a condition that that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children.
Paralyzed Cat Becomes An Inspirational Internet StarSocial media is filled with all sorts of cat videos, however one feline's inspirational story is warming hearts and teaching people about the value of compassion.
South Florida Man Advocates For Others Living With ParalysisJames “Woody” Beckham can get pretty physical. Like most former college athletes, he stays in shape by working out his muscles weekly. He’s getting stronger, not to prepare for an upcoming sporting event; but simply to make his everyday life just a bit easier.
South Florida Man To Cycle NY Marathon For A CauseA South Florida man heading off to the New York Marathon next month plans, not to run but cycle 26 miles to help raise money for those dealing with paralysis.
Scientists Warn Consumers About Parasitic Worms From FloridaFederal scientists are warning consumers about parasitic worms found in an invasive eel species that's made a home in Florida.
Small Number Of Children In California Get Strange, New Polio-Like IllnessIn California, a rare illness is causing some children to become paralyzed and doctors still don't know exactly what it is.
Miami Teen Paralyzed In Shooting Goes Back To ClassIt was a morning of new classes, new friends, and new challenges for South Florida students who headed back to school Monday but for one tenth grader, the challenges were far greater as he learns to adapt to life in high school in a wheelchair. But even that can’t dampen Aaron Willis’ spirit.
Paralyzed Teen Becomes Hero By Showing His StrengthA young South Florida man paralyzed by a bullet is inspiring others with his strength. Fifteen-year-old Aaron Willis was shot in Midtown in December of 2012, and has been getting used to life without the use of his legs.
Parkland Teen Meets Therapy Dog Paid For By Charlie SheenA Parkland teenager teen who survived a life-altering accident on Wisconsin amusement park ride finally got to meet the companion dog that actor Charlie Sheen is funding.
Charlie Sheen Makes Large Donation To Injured Teen Teagan MartiWhen Teagan Marti came crashing down to the ground from a Wisconsin amusement park ride in 2010 she nearly lost her life. Her long and recovery has inspired everyone involved in it and now has a big donation from an unlikely celebrity.
Teen Shot While Riding Bike Looking For AnswersAaron Willis, 15, remains in the hospital Friday more than a week after he was shot while riding his bike. Willis may never walk again because the bullet that hit him did extensive damage to his spine.
Bucs Announce Signing Of DT Eric LeGrandPro sports often gets a bad rap for the number of arrests and bad behavior of the players and teams. But sometimes, a team does something that has the potential to inspire millions.
Oakland Park Woman Summons Strength After TragedyChristine Kent's story is one of survival and inspiration.
Daring Procedure Allows Bolivian Girl To WalkBorn with a condition that led to paralysis that doctors deemed untreatable, a Bolivian girl was able to walk for the first time in four years after receiving surgery at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Miami.