In This Issue ...
COVER STORY: PERSONS OF THE YEAR: THE RESISTERS
A fictional quad acts on his pre-planned suicide even after finding the love of his life (Me Before You). Two real-life disabled girls — one 5 and the other 14 — choose to die with the blessing of family members. Responding bravely, disability advocates battled widespread ignorance, melodrama and misinformation, telling the truth about living with a disability in an attempt to save lives. For their dedication, courage and persistence, NM is proud to honor them as Persons of the Year.
When obstacles to everyday living pop up, creative imagination devises gizmos, gadgets and gimplements.
BLADDER AND BOWELS
Neurotech expert Jennifer French gives us the rundown on the latest bladder and bowel research and inventions.
PARTNERS IN HEALTH
Faced with a daunting operation and a long recovery, Steve Dalton and his wife, Sydney Sauber, team up to get the best results possible.