Tag Archive : shepherd-center - Health & Wellness


Tongue-controlled wheelchair technology

Researchers at Georgia Tech and Shepherd Center release new study

Researchers at Georgia Tech and the Shepherd Center create technology that allow people to control wheelchairs with their tongue, and an awesome tongue piercing. Read more...

Against the Odds: James Kinsey

Five tales of patient survival and medical wizardry

Maybe James Kinsey swerved to avoid an animal. Maybe his cell phone rang. Maybe, as the investigating officer suspected, he dozed off at the wheel on Old Fountain Road, just a half mile from his home in Dacula, after a long night shift. Whatever the cause, his Chevy Aveo crossed into an oncoming lane and was struck by another car. Too tall for the Chevy’s tiny cabin, the six-foot-one Gulf War veteran smashed his head against the door frame. The seat belt saved his life. Read more...