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Family of pro bull rider Ty Pozzobon to donate his brain for research

In a heartfelt and generous contribution by the family of a rodeo superstar, Ty Pozzobon‘s brain will be donated to scientific research in the hopes it will provide a window to better understand traumatic brain injuries. 292 more words


True Oneness

For about ten years, I have been sharing Yoga with people living with disabilities. A variety of limitations and challenges ranging from autism to down syndrome to traumatic brain injuries to intellectual disabilities.   214 more words

Functional Status Scale in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Cohort Study. (Dodd)

Bennett TD, et al. Functional Status Scale in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016

OBJECTIVES: In children with traumatic brain injury, 1) to describe the hospital discharge functional outcome and change from baseline function using the Functional Status Scale and 2) to determine any associations between discharge Functional Status Scale and age, injury mechanism, neurologic examination, imaging, and other predictors of outcome. 266 more words

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Attorney general appeals new trial order in killing of Brian Fudge

Nearly 12 years after Brian Fudge’s killing, the courts are still trying to figure out who is responsible for taking the 22-year-old’s life.

His alleged killer, Charlie Manasseri, was found guilty in 2012 of second-degree murder and… 717 more words

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CHEO concussion study suggests light exercise speeds recovery

A new CHEO research study suggests that light aerobic exercise may speed recovery from a concussion.

The study, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has the potential to turn conventional wisdom on its head since most doctors now recommend that patients avoid any kind of exercise in the immediate aftermath of a concussion. 532 more words

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In their words: Parents on football and head injuries


High school football, as it closes the book on another season, faces existential questions. More than 1 million players perform each year under Friday night lights — and, increasingly, under the scrutiny of physicians and anxious parents. 2,795 more words


Supreme Court Leaves $1B NFL Concussion Settlement In Place

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The Supreme Court has rejected challenges to the estimated $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players. 100 more words