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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

Book Review

Gary Bettman is an Evil Little Jerk: Part 1

Ok, new feature. Gary Bettman is a hopeless, evil, little weasel and we should all hate him (and the owners he represents).

Gary Bettman denies that there is a link between CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) and concussions. 446 more words


Big Pharma

So she’s been having brain issues. Focal seizures and water on the brain. Her memory is sometimes spotty. Her brain is sometimes slow. She is getting a spinal tap next week to drain the fluid from her brain. 432 more words


Thinking Logically Seems Impossible for Attachment Disordered Kids

Dear friends through adoption…

Last week, Bob and I were painting my office. I got all the color chips and showed him the best colors. 277 more words

Adoptive Parents

Amanda Coker beats Kurt Searvogel's Year record!

Back in 2011 while cycling with her father Ricky near their home in North Carolina when they were hit by a distracted driver. Amanda suffered serious brain trauma and he dad broke his back. 175 more words