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We Celebrate

This is a photo of my daughter’s 42nd birthday present. We celebrate!
Family, friends and readers of my book, The Unbreakable Cord, you know of her painful journey to walk again after a horrific car accident. 190 more words

Football and CTE

This past weekend was Grey Cup weekend in Canada.  The Toronto Argonauts and the Calgary Stampeders met at TD Place Stadium in the Nation’s Capital.  The Argos won 27-24 in another classic.   409 more words

Sports

Grimson feels fine, but ex-NHL puncher keeps a wary eye on the future

Stu Grimson’s old occupation is carved into his face — a scar here, an indent there, an array of fists leaving their mark at rinks from Vancouver to Florida. 1,009 more words

NHL

Years after being choked by lanyard, Bearspaw boy struggles toward recovery

It’s a looming five-year anniversary Kamila Kitzul is loath to ponder.

On Dec. 12, 2012, her eight-year-old son Nicholas donned a hall pass dangling from a non-breakaway lanyard for a trip to the boys’ washroom at Bearspaw School, just outside Calgary’s northwest city limits. 878 more words

Local News

Their Stories

The incredibly special individuals with brain injuries that I am so fortunate to share Yoga with just completed a month-long project with Unmasking Brain Injury.  This process required them to dig deep into the emotions related to their brain injury and express themselves through art.  192 more words

Brain Injury Association hosting concussion workshop

The Brain Injury Association of Windsor and Essex County is presenting a free sports concussion workshop known as Use Your Head.

The workshop is Nov. 9 at the Caboto Club Marconi Room from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 63 more words

Local News

Individualizing Thresholds of Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Using Estimated Limits of Autoregulation. (Patel)

Donnelly J, et al. Individualizing Thresholds of Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Using Estimated Limits of Autoregulation. Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep;45(9):1464-1471.

OBJECTIVES: In severe traumatic brain injury, cerebral perfusion pressure management based on cerebrovascular pressure reactivity index has the potential to provide a personalized treatment target to improve patient outcomes. 311 more words

Critical Care Medicine