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Can't Do It

This blog has discussed Family Violence and Brain Injuries in earlier posts.

I’ve always loved the various sports teams throughout the region and hometown.  Rooting for them is always a practice, whether professional, or non-professional. 92 more words

Family Violence

A Football Fantasy

The first thing to notice about America’s ongoing NFL problems is how very easy they are to solve.

The epidemic of concussions and other injuries, including brain damage, among players past and present.  903 more words

Brain-injured man in vegetative state for 16 years responds to Hitchcock thriller

Using brain-scanning techniques, Canadian researchers have found that a person who had become completely unresponsive after a brain injury 16 years ago could follow an Alfred Hitchcock movie. 219 more words

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Veteran With Traumatic Brain Injury Heals

Nebraska veteran who suffered traumatic brain injury couldn’t heal until he shed his shame


Physical therapist Daina Podraza makes note of Ryan Sharp’s balance abilities during a session at the Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln that involved the use of a computerized exercise machine. 2,243 more words


After traumatic brain injury, a young man’s astounding recovery

On Nov. 8, 2012, my son Dylan — two months into his junior year at Tufts University — was struck by a car in a crosswalk. 684 more words

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Compound Protecting From After-Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury Found

Researchers at the University of Iowa discovered a new class of compound that protects brain cells from the kind of damage caused by blast-mediated traumatic brain injury (TBI).The study was conducted on mice models that were treated with compounds 24-36 hours after experiencing TBI through a blast injury. 337 more words

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Reports find 28 percent of former NFL players will suffer brain injury

Two separate reports submitted Friday as part of ongoing litigation between former players and the NFL conclude that 28 percent of them will develop a debilitating brain disorder.Both reports filed in U.S. 548 more words

Brain Injuries