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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


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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Mother's brain injury inspires U of C researcher

When Aiofe Freeman-Cruz was a teenager, her mother was seriously injured in a car accident. She experienced a concussion and spent a few days in the hospital. 670 more words

University Of Calgary

Bob Duff: Brain trauma hits close to home for Lancers coach Kevin Hamlin

When Kevin and Theresa Hamlin arrived at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital that November day, they found their 11-year-old son Raymond being prepped for emergency brain surgery. 663 more words


Cyclist stable after being hit by a car at Rosemont and Papineau

A woman in her 20s was cycling at Rosemont Blvd. and Papineau Ave. when she was struck by a car at around 1:45 a.m. Wednesday. 48 more words

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