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Most Albertans seeking hospital care have been injured in a fall

New national statistics show Albertans to be among the most injured people in the country, in part to due to high rates of trauma from sports, assaults and other factors. 878 more words

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Portable cooling blanket offers hope to newborns deprived of oxygen at birth

Newborns deprived of oxygen at birth will soon have improved chances of surviving without brain injuries thanks to a portable cooling blanket in southern Alberta. 147 more words

Health

Wear helmet, get a 'positive ticket'

People usually want to avoid receiving a ticket, but this summer, Penticton RCMP are issuing a unique ticket that people will want to get because they can trade in for frozen treats. 127 more words

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WWE sued by 'Superfly' Snuka, King Kong Bundy, Road Warrior Animal and others over brain injuries

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. was sued on behalf of Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka and dozens of other retired wrestlers who claim the company hid the long-term effects of neurological injuries from years of being pounded in and out of the ring. 590 more words

Business

Eric Lindros throws his weight behind Rowan's Law

Eric Lindros has no interest in re-hashing his own concussion history or talking about what might have been if his scores of devastating head injuries were treated differently. 614 more words

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Brain Injury Alliance of Utah

Every 23 seconds someone sustains a brain injury. Brain injury is largely going unseen, and the numbers are only going to increase in the future. Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability for children, adolescents, and young adults in the U.S. 58 more words

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