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July 26, 2018 5:53 PM Teacher who lost hands, feet to flesh-eating bacteria adjusting to new life

He contracted Strep A in his blood, which usually causes strep throat, but for Newsome, it became a flesh-eating bacteria. (Fox2Detroit) A 40-year-old teacher in Michigan who lost both of his hands and feet to flesh-eating bacteria is working his way back to the classroom with the help of technology. James Newsome, who did not disclose why he visited 245

July 23, 2018 7:31 PM Prosthetics help 9-year-old quadruple amputee run for the first time

Quad amputee Moshe runs for the very first time, thanks to state-of-the-art prosthetics). (PROSTHETICS IN MOTION/CATERS NEWS) A 9-year-old quadruple amputee – the son of a Hasidic student who survived a bullet to the brain in the fatal 1994 Brooklyn Bridge shooting – has learned to run for the very first time thanks to a pair of brand new prosthetics 120

November 17, 2017 12:27 AM Sun's Out Buns Out! Heidi Klum Cheekily Avoids Tan Lines By Sunbaking Naked

The newly single 44-year-old star shared a sexy selfie on Instagram Thursday, revealing her derriere while sunbathing. Back in August, the longtime Project Runway host told PEOPLE, “I tan topless because I saw my mom do that.” The mother of four’s latest nearly naked photo is a stark contrast to her Halloween costume this year. Klum transformed into the werewolf 67

May 4, 2017 2:30 PM Woman to receive bionic hands from new prosthetic clinic

ROCKVILLE, Md. – A retired teacher who lost all four limbs to an infection will be receiving bionic hands from a new prosthetic clinic in Maryland. Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics will hold a grand opening of its new Rockville location on Thursday. In attendance will be Sherron Couldren, the recipient of the new prosthetic limbs. The company has 11 clinics 34

December 22, 2016 12:24 AM Kansas woman, who lost limbs after being shot during robbery, gets $260G electronic hands for Christmas

Woman who lost limbs after being shot gets $260G hands The 62-year-old quadruple amputee received an unexpected gift from Mark Holden, general counsel at Koch Industries, and his wife when the couple gave her new electronic hands worth $260,000. “People cannot afford this and it changed my whole life," Dombo told KWCH-TV. Dombo, of Wichita, Kan., lost her hands 54

December 21, 2016 3:52 PM She needed new hands. Insurance wouldn't pay. He said, 'we're going to get them.'

She had plans to meet with Mark Holden, the general counsel at Koch Industries, and Holden’s wife, Louise. They were coming to her house on Monday, and all she and her husband had prepared were chicken salad and chips. Holden had to speak after Dombo spoke, “a tough act to follow,” he said. “She was inspiring, funny, lighthearted, no signs of resentment 22

November 11, 2016 11:19 PM Veterans Day brings some relief from a negative political campaign

Veterans Day – a great time to reflect on the sacrifices of others or that great sale at the mall. Coming just three days after an election that left the nation bitterly divided, Friday’s holiday was a bit of relief. Although wounds remain raw, the parades and ceremonies invited those weary of an especially negative campaign season to focus on the veterans 51

November 4, 2016 3:04 PM One-handed New York teacher becomes a 'cyborg' with bionic arm

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A one-handed New York-area teacher and cosplayer is adding "cyborg" to her list of titles after being fitted with a bionic arm. Caitlin Michelle posted a video to YouTube showing her testing out the BeBionic hand built for her by Prosthetics In Motion. The video shows Michelle using muscles in her arm, which extends only a few inches 40

August 4, 2016 7:25 PM Dog that survived sword attack trots happily on new prosthetic legs

BANGKOK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- An abused dog that lost his front legs in a sword attack was fitted with prosthetics in Thailand and gave enthusiastic approval to his new legs. A video posted to YouTube by the Soi Dog Foundation shows rescued dog Cola being fitted with his prosthetic legs for the first time at a veterinary specialist clinic in Bangkok 20

July 6, 2016 8:40 AM Former Olympian Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for girlfriend’s murder

Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee who dazzled the world by running in the 2012 Olympics on blade-like prosthetic legs, was sentenced to 6 years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp. Fifteen years is the minimum sentence for murder under South African law unless the judge finds mitigating circumstances justifying a lesser 55