Brain Injury

Surprising New Treatment for Headaches and Dizziness After TBI

Doctors have always known that traumatic brain injury can affect vision. Now, researchers from the University of Michigan Medical School and St Joseph Mercy Health System have discovered that those vision changes can cause other symptoms, including headaches, dizziness, and anxiety. Better yet, there may be a way to treat those symptoms with eyeglasses fitted …

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Veterans Need Better Care for Brain Injuries

Injured brains need quick, intensive, and thorough treatment from a team of experts. Ask any neurologist or other traumatic brain injury (TBI) expert when treatment should begin after someone suffers a brain injury, and the answer will be the same: As soon as possible.  According to an amazing and disturbing article in the Raleigh News …

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Concussions in High School Athletes Alarmingly Frequent

A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the number of injuries are often under-counted. In addition, the severity of symptoms is underestimated. For example, some states only require that injured athletes be removed from play for the rest of the day… and yet, a study by the Children’s National Medical Center in …

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URGENT: Graco Crib Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a voluntary recall of 217,000 Graco-brand cribs due to risk of infant suffocation, strangulation, and brain injury. The cribs involved are LaJobi-manufactured Graco wood full-sized, “drop-side” cribs. A full list of model names and numbers can be found on the CPSC website here:  Graco Crib Recall …

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Preventing Injuries in Young Athletes

Young athletes are suffering more and more sports injuries, everything from brain injury to broken feet.  Of most concern is the increase in mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), what used to be known as concussion. According to an article from the University of California, San Diego Health System: Sports concussions are especially problematic in those …

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