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Oscar Pistorius at Risk of Suicide, Psychologist Says

Oscar Pistorius is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and could commit suicide, according to a psychologist’s report heard at his trial Wednesday.

The report, which was read out by the Olympic athlete’s defense lawyer Barry Roux, claimed he was traumatized by the death of the girlfriend he claims he accidentally killed, the BBC reports. 224 more words

Paralympian Has Custom Racing Wheelchair Stolen From Hospital Parking Lot

BETHEL, Ohio (CBS Cleveland) – A paralympian who was visiting his family had his custom racing wheelchair stolen from a hospital’s parking lot.

WXIX-TV reports that Eric Hightower’s $5,000 wheelchair was taken from his cousin’s truck while it was parked at Anderson Hospital. 201 more words

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Live: "Better, Stronger, Faster" - A World Science Festival Event

Better, Stronger, Faster: The Future Of The Bionic Body

Date: Saturday May 31, 2014
Time: 02:00 PM-03:30 PM
Venue: Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
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Health & Medicine

Thames Path: Bablock Hythe to Oxford

When people hear we’re walking the Thames Path, we often get asked for tips on accommodation.  The truth is, I’m never sure how well-placed I am to answer such questions – since we’re doing this on a budget – we’ve really stayed in some pretty weird (but often lovely) places. 808 more words

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