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The Facts That Matter Most This Veterans Day

by  Nicole Fisher  (Forbes)

Since the end of World War I, Americans have celebrated those who served our country. Each Veterans Day there are countless parades, events, speeches and even store discounts for those who have served their country. 749 more words

Get Your Head in The Game

The world has entered into a concussion awareness era, even though there is still valuable information that is unknown about these injuries.

A concussion is defined as “a type of traumatic brain injury that interferes with normal function of the brain. 641 more words

A &E

Hunt Pulled from Fight and Rips UFC President Dana White

After a recent interview in which Mark Hunt had said, “you can hear me starting to stutter and slur my words” Dana White and the UFC has decided to pull Mark Hunt out of his upcoming scheduled fight November 19th in Sydney.  457 more words

Alejandro Villanueva did not boycott anthem by accident | Daily Mail Online

I think thee protest too much. You can’t have it both ways.

Where was the NFL leadership? Likely too busy counting the day’s take and finding ways to ignore the brain trauma that was happening before their eyes. 404 more words

TBI Isn't Just Phineas: Meet Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller

So much attention has been given to Phineas Gage (and rightfully so) that it’s easy to lose sight of others who have been impacted by traumatic brain injury. 151 more words

Notes And Homework

The Dangers of Brain Trauma

Derek Boogaard was an enforcer for the Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers of the NHL. During his career, spanning from junior hockey in Canada through his last concussion in 2010 after a fight with Matt Carkner of the Ottawa Senators, … 201 more words

Notes And Homework

Getting into Hemingway's Head

“On the morning of 2 July 1961, Ernest Hemingway took his favourite shotgun and shot himself in the head at his home in rural Idaho. He had finally done it. 234 more words

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