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Fall 2007, Vol. 23, No. 4
My Journey through the Basics of Post-Polio Breathing Problems  JAPANESE
Inside this issue
Keeping America Sick
Books: Polio Voices: An Oral History from the American Polio Epidemics and Worldwide Eradication Efforts
Disability in Twentieth-Century German Culture
101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers
A Volunteer Handbook – Getting It Right
Letter to the Editor from Jeanne M. Carlock
Call for Proposals: PHI's Fifth Research Grant
Special Thanks to Our Supporters

Polio History: We're Still Here!

Summer 2007, Vol. 23, No. 3
We're Still Here Campaign
Dx: Post-Polio Syndrome Rx: One Assistance Dog, Individualized for the Owner
Inside this issue
Fourth Research Award Recipient Submits Interim Report
Memories to Honor and to Heal
"The Way We Are" - A Club Promoting Self-Confidence in the DR Congo
Books: Polio and us; Adelia: Simple Person, Silent Teacher, Polio Survivor; A Summer Without Children: An Oral History of Wythe County, Virginia's 1950 Polio Epidemic; Warm Springs: Traces of a Childhood at FDR's Polio Haven
From Our Members
Polio History: Respirators: Locations and Owners publication

Spring 2007, Vol. 23, No. 2
Israeli Advocates Win Compensation
(Entire law in Hebrew)
Update on Compensation Law
Inside this issue
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
From Our Members:
Myofascial Release Therapy
More about IvIg
Coming in June on CBC Radio One
All Iowa Reads about Polio
Veteran Receives Back Benefits
A Front Row Seat: Improvement Needed for Wheelchair Accessibility   JAPANESE
European Polio Union (EPU) Meets in Como, Italy
Polio History: The Orthopaedic Aspects of Poliomyelitis

Winter 2007, Vol. 23, No. 1
PHI Awards Research Grant to University of Arkansas Team
Inside this issue
The Research Fund Exceeds Half Million; Past Grants Fulfill Aims
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
From Our Members
Nightmare in San Francisco   JAPANESE
Complete letters:
Letter from Diane Kirlin Murphy (pdf)
Response from TSA (pdf)
Global Poliovirus Weekly Update
Assistance for Purchasing Braces/Shoes
Post-Polio Health International Board of Directors Met for Strategic Planning in October
Tabor Challenge Grant Met by PHI Members
Polio History


Fall 2006, Vol. 22, No. 4
Clinical predictors of electromyographic findings of remote polio in unaffected limbs of adults with a history of acute paralytic poliomyelitis
Information Surrounding Article from Mayo Clinic Causes Frustration
Background information leading up to this Mayo Clinic article
Letter to the Editor from Dr. Marcia Falconer and Eddie Bollenbach, BA, MA
PHI's Medical Advisory Committee Weighs In

Vitamin D – Are you getting your fair share?
Report of an EFNS Task Force: EFNS guideline on diagnosis and management of post-polio syndrome
From Our Members
Post-Polio Wellness Retreat in Northern Michigan: A Model for Others
A Painting to Commemorate the Conquest of Polio
Polio History: What ever happened to the polio patient?

Summer 2006, Vol. 22, No. 3
Sacroiliac Pain: A Physical Therapy Perspective
Recent Experience Using Immunoglobulin to Treat Post-Polio Syndrome
How to Make Low Cost PVC Crutches, Walkers and Wheelchairs
The State of Worldwide Polio Eradication
Frequently Asked Question
Sprint Adaptive Swimwear
Polio History: Muscle Evaluation poe

Spring 2006, Vol. 22, No. 2
My Search for a Better Polio Brace
Summary of Research Presentations from Strategies for Living Well, June 2005
Who is likely to report a diagnosis of post-polio syndrome?
Mouse Model of Post-Polio Syndrome for Growth Factor Therapy
Study Using Modafinil to Treat Fatigue
Intravenous Immunoglobulin Treatment for Improving Muscle Strength
Teen Polio Survivors Coming of Age in the 21st Century
Poliomyelitis Eradication Field Guide from Immunization Unit of the PAHO
Board Activities: Two Join PHI Board of Directors
New Books
Special Thanks to Our Supporters
The Research Fund Proposal Deadline Extended
Polio History: The Sabin Oral Program

Winter 2006, Vol. 22, No. 1
Braces and More for Polio Survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Anesthesia News: Guidelines for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Established
Exploring Early Use of Noninvasive Ventilation
Screening Recommended for Male Polio Survivors
Post-Polio Health International Awarded Health Promotion Grant from Christopher Reeve Foundation
Therapeutic Use of Music
Techniques to Help Us Make Changes
Try a Cane (sidebar)
Polio History: Prominent Figure in Physical Therapy Dies; Polio Vaccine Developers Honored


Fall 2005, Vol. 21, No. 4
Fear of Falls, Risks and Practical Strategies
Report of Polio in Minnesota: Questions and Answers that Clarify the Headlines
For updated information on the Minnesota Outbreak, go to:
Shift in Worldwide Polio Vaccine Approach in 2005
Polio Pioneer
Post-Polio Water Work
New Medical Advisory Committee Members Named

Summer 2005, Vol. 21, No. 3
Overuse and Disuse Weakness
Acute Postoperative Pain
Glimpses from PHI's Ninth International Conference on Post-Polio Health and
Ventilator-Assisted Living: STRATEGIES FOR LIVING WELL
Networking: Polio Survivors and Associates, The Polio Oral History Project,
The National Museum of American History
Advocacy: Statement of Solidarity on 15th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act;
Letter to the Editor
Application for Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs (SSA-1020)

Spring 2005, Vol. 21, No. 2
What We Were Thinking (Smithsonian exhibit about polio)
Books to "Check Out"
In Search of the Perfect Mini-Van
What about Flaxseed?
In Appreciation
Note Cards Available: PHI remembers the survivors of polio

Winter 2005, Vol. 21, No. 1
Transition from a Metal/Leather Leg Brace to a Plastic/Metal Hybrid
FAQ of PHI: Knee Jerk Reflex
Flying to Norway
Activities of the Post-Polio Program in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
April 12, 1955 - An important day in the history of poliomyelitis
Post-Polio Health International remembers the survivors of polio
In Appreciation
Ninth International Conference on Post-Polio Health and Ventilator-Assisted Living:
Strategies for Living Well (program, details)


Fall 2004, Vol. 20, No. 4
Ralph: The Home Assistant
From the Inside Out
Activities of the EFNS Task Force on Post-Polio Syndrome
My Experience with Human Growth Hormone (hgh)
Strategies for Living Well: Theme of Ninth International Conference on Post-Polio Health
and Ventilator-Assisted Living

Summer 2004, Vol. 20, No. 3
A Wonderful Encounter of "Same Here"
My Visit with Japan Network for Polio Survivors (JNPS)
Post-Polio, Menopause and Aging: 13 Major Study Points Provide New Knowledge,
Clues for Care   SPANISH
Interrupted Sleep, Pain and Fatigue ... Not What You Think
The Glycemic Index: Good Carbs, Bad Carbs
New Books
Letter to the Editor from Norma M.T. Braun, MD
The Research Fund of PHI
New Jersey Polio Network Honors PHI
In Memoriam: Hugh Gallagher
Special Thanks

Spring 2004, Vol. 20, No. 2
S.O.S. Save Our Shoulders: A Guide for Polio Survivors
Diabetes and Post-Polio Syndrome: Conditions Which Are Chronic but Manageable
Post-Polio Breathing and Sleep Problems Revisited   FRENCH  POLISH  SPANISH
Telling Stories
Options for Long-Term Care for US Polio Survivors
Gertrud Weiss Receives the German Award of Merit
Fr. Bob Ronald, SJ, Retires

Winter 2004, Vol. 20, No. 1
Report from the 2003 recipient of The Research Fund Award: Participants, Their Health Status and Data about Menopause
Are You Prepared? Advance Directives
Healthy Eating: Fat Facts
Reviews of ... Postpolio Syndrome; Breath: Life in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung
Royalties Donated to Post-Polio Health International
FOF (Fear of Flying)
Use a manual chair? Need an assist?
European post-polio veterans speak to members of the European Parliament
Trouble Using Medical Equipment?
Trouble when flying?


Fall 2003, Vol. 19, No. 4
Stem Cell Therapy for Post-Polio Syndrome    ITALIAN   SPANISH
Rotary International: Dedicated to Eradicating Acute Polio
Working Together to End Polio
From the Editor
Letter From Thomas Skinner
New Books: Postpolio Syndrome and Breath: Life in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung
Nobel Prize Winner Dies (Dr. Frederick C. Robbins)

Summer 2003, Vol. 19, No. 3
To Brace or Not to Brace? Improving Function
From the Editor
The West Nile Virus Infection: Like and Unlike the Poliovirus Infection
New SSA Ruling for Polio Survivors with "Post-Polio Sequelae"
Update on Research Funded by The Research Fund of Post-Polio Health International
Foods that Shutdown Stress
Mozo Shoes: Easy on the Sole
Advocate Retires: Stanley K. Yarnell, MD
Readers Requests
Scooters Purchased

Spring 2003, Vol. 19, No. 2
GINI Is Now Post-Polio Health International
From the Editor
Gabapentin AKA Neurontin
A Statement about Exercise for Survivors of Polio    FRENCH   SPANISH
Improving Communication with Our Doctors
Training in Peru; Training in Colombia and Jamaica

Winter 2003, Vol. 19, No. 1
What Is Cramping Your Style? Straight Answers to Your "Cramped" Questions
Editor's Comments
Ocular Health and Pulmonary Assist Machines
Wellness and Disability: A report from Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) Health and Wellness Consortium at Oregon Health & Science University
Treatment Approach Options
Bracing Options: Shadow Bracing System; The Stance Control Orthotic Knee™
Participants Needed: Study on Fear of Falling in Polio Survivors at Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania
Potpourri: Guide for Emergency Personnel; Computer/Electronic Accommodation Program (CAP)
Grant Awarded for Scooter

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