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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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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

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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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Family Of Severely Beaten WeHo Man Want Public’s Help To Identify His Attackers

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com)  —  The family of a West Hollywood man who was beaten by a group of men and left with a traumatic brain injury are asking the public to help identify his attackers.Kirk Doffing, 45, remains in a medically-induced coma at Cedars-Sinai after the assault nine days ago. 49 more words

Brain Injuries

TriStar Skyline trauma center fails first-year test

A new trauma unit at TriStar Skyline Medical Center failed to get past its one-year provisional status because of “several deficiencies” — including treating brain injuries. 50 more words

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