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Oshawa woman shares story of recovery from traumatic brain injury

OSHAWA — An Oshawa woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury two years ago during a softball game is sharing her story in hopes...

Stanford study shows how head and neck positioning affects concussion risk

The way our head and neck are positioned during a head-on impact may significantly affect the risk of concussion – but tensed up neck...

Marines Who Fired Rocket Launchers Now Worry About Their Brains

Chris Ferrari was just 18 the first time he balanced a rocket launcher on his right shoulder and aimed it at a practice target. "Your...

Blood test might help reduce unnecessary CT scans after traumatic brain...

A high sensitivity blood test might help doctors rule out traumatic intracranial injuries like brain haemorrhage and contusion before resorting to CT scanning, according...

Comment: Soccer still has its head in the sand on concussion

Reaction to Karius injury betrays ignorance that shames the world's most popular sport The History Channel is currently showing wall-to-wall documentaries on FIFA World Cups...

Football concussion injury has mom fighting for her son

Heather Hackney says her son is a different person since he suffered a concussion playing football eight months ago. Heather Hackney has been desperately searching...

5 Tips to lower Stress for a Brain Injury

I have this bad habit of pushing myself too hard after my brain injury. There’ll be a few good days and I’ll be over ambitious, leading...

The NCAA Is Running Out Of Excuses On Brain Injuries

When it was time to change her husband Greg’s diaper, Deb Ploetz followed a routine. First, she would lead him to the bathroom of...

What Are Pituitary Brain Injuries, How Are They Diagnosed, and What...

I hear this phrase often. At 8 years old, my youngest brother was diagnosed with a brain tumor (“craniopharyngioma”). The tumor was found...

What is Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor? (And why you should care)

I heard something at a recent brain injury support group that caught my ear. Brain injury support groups are lifesavers for many of us....
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