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An NFL "extended conversation" on youth traumatic brain injury is 2 mins 51 secs.

This video from the NFL is quite disturbing. The NFL calls it an “extended conversation that covers all sides of youth sports and safety.” It is actually only 2 minutes and 51 seconds of conversation, much of which is based on anecdotes from the various mothers involved. 127 more words

Cyclist on life support after Sherbrooke St. accident

A 20-year-old cyclist is in a coma after his bike collided with a car Monday night.

The man was traveling east on Sherbrooke St., around 10:30 p.m., when he failed to stop at a red light at Stanley St. 54 more words

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Sonny's Story

Sonny is now 9 years old.

Sonny was starved of oxygen at birth and diagnosed with spastic quadriplegic CP. He was not expected to survive let alone to walk! 195 more words

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Defying the Label- a BBC 3 Series. Part 1

BBC 3 are current showing a whole series called Defying the Label. The series aims to highlight the a range of issues that different disabilities face throughout their lives. 826 more words

Experiences With Mental Health

Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by a car in Montreal North

A pedestrian suffered a severe head injury when he was struck by a car Thursday morning in Montreal North.

The man, age 46, was rushed to the hospital, where he remains in critical but stable condition. 70 more words

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Former NFL'er Turley: League dancing around player health and safety

In recent years, the NFL has faced constant criticism from both current former and players about their handling of player health, especially brain injuries. While the NFL has… 189 more words

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For those with severe brain injuries, rehab is part of everyday life

At this year’s fourth annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk, 25-year-old Justin McKenna will be front and centre in his wheelchair.

McKenna suffered a life-threatening brain injury in June 2007 in an ATV accident as he was driving to work at a neighbour’s farm in Russell. 565 more words

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