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Predicting the Long Term Effects of Brain Injuries

Experts are continuously seeking ways to accurately diagnose brain injuries in a timely fashion. When a patient is diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury, many of their questions, including, “what will the long term effects be?” are difficult, if not impossible, to answer. There are a number of variables that contribute to long-term effects of -->

Workplace Injury More Common Than You Think

Many workers assume they are safe on the job, however some common workplace injuries, like traumatic brain injuries, actually occur quite frequently and to workers who have relatively ‘safe’ jobs.  According to the National Institute of Health the leading causes of fatal brain injuries include motor vehicle accidents, falls, and contact with objects. Each of -->

Brain Injury Linked to Late-Life Parkinsons

Brain injury researchers are constantly searching for better ways to diagnose and treat traumatic brain injuries. Additionally, researchers are making strides towards understanding how brain injuries effect victims long term.  How common are brain injuries? According to the Brain Injury Association of New York State every 13 seconds someone in the U.S. suffers a traumatic -->

Veterans courts soaring in demand as teams of volunteers seek to help military defendants

By John Sharp. AL.com:  The numbers of veterans’ courts have exploded in recent years. Last year, there were nearly 200 in operation around the U.S. serving more than 10,000 veterans who might otherwise be incarcerated, according to a CBS News report. The rise in specialized courts comes at a time when veterans from Iraq and -->