Cerebral Palsy Stories
- The phrase 'medical marijuana' might give you the image of people buying plants or dried marijuana to smoke. But that's not always the case.
- A 16-year-old carried his brother with cerebral palsy on his back for 111 miles to raise awareness about the disease.
- Cerebral palsy, an umbrella term for a group of neurological disorders, is the most common childhood motor disability.
- The vast majority of babies born with severe brain damage may be the result of infections and anemia, not a mismanaged delivery.
- Ian Matuszak, who suffers from cerebral palsy and was recently diagnosed with stage 3 esophageal cancer, was awarded his blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu earlier this month.
- There may be more of a genetic reason for cerebral palsy than we previously believed.
- Marijuana is making a record comeback in the U.S., and much of it is thanks to its ability to help people with certain illnesses.
- In Fountain, Colo., the parents of a child with cerebral palsy say their neighbors are threatening legal action if they don't remove their handicap ramp.