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Cuba mystery: US govt taps star doctor to probe attacks on American diplomats - CNBC



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Cuba mystery: US govt taps star doctor to probe attacks on American diplomats 
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The U.S. government has turned to a high-profile brain-injury specialist to investigate the rash of mysterious attacks that ran American diplomats out of Cuba earlier this fall. Sources tell CNBC that Dr. Michael Hoffer, who specializes in concussions ...

 


Anonymous farmer donates ?11500 heifer to brain injury charity - Independent.ie



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Anonymous farmer donates ?11500 heifer to brain injury charity 
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It says lives are shattered by the trauma of brain injury. "Approximately 13,000 people acquire a brain injury in Ireland each year. We believe that with the correct assistance in the appropriate environment, people with an acquired brain injury can ...

 


Babysitter arrested after Madison Co. toddler suffers brain injury - WKYT



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Babysitter arrested after Madison Co. toddler suffers brain injury 
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Powers' arrest citation indicates doctors at Kentucky Children's Hospital diagnosed the toddler with a brain bleed and other external injuries. Police then questioned Powers, who they say admitted to shoving the toddler, causing her to hit her back and ...

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Scientists claim to diagnose football-related brain injury in living patients for first time - The Verge



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Scientists claim to diagnose football-related brain injury in living patients for first time 
The Verge
For the first time, scientists have confirmed a diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) ? a neurological disease linked to head injuries from sports like football ? in a living person. Until now, we've only been able to diagnose CTE in ...
CTE confirmed for 1st time in live person, according to exam of ex-NFL player Chicago Tribune
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patient CNN
Researchers achieve breakthrough in CTE research on NFL players USA TODAY
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Franklin teen never recovered from brain injury, dies four years after crash - WRTV Indianapolis



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Franklin teen never recovered from brain injury, dies four years after crash 
WRTV Indianapolis
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. -- A Franklin teen involved in a 2013 crash has died, 4 years after suffering a traumatic brain injury. Michael Williams, 20, passed away on Nov. 18 at Homeview Health and Rehabilitation in Franklin. Following the November 5, 2013 ...

 


Fargo woman recovering with community's help after spinal cord ... - Valley News Live



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Fargo woman recovering with community's help after spinal cord ... 
Valley News Live
Imagine waking up in the hospital not remembering what happened or who your loved ones are. That's the case for 25-year-old Fargo resident Molly Greiff.

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Marathon director returns to the start line after recovering from brain ... - kjrh.com



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Marathon director returns to the start line after recovering from brain ... 
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This Route 66 Marathon weekend is special for the team that puts on the annual race. The marathon's founder and director is recovering from a brain injury.

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Brain Injury Sufferers Find Benefits in Music Therapy Program > U.S. ... - Department of Defense



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Brain Injury Sufferers Find Benefits in Music Therapy Program > U.S. ... 
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Past and present service members and family members suffering from traumatic brain injury can now take part in a music therapy program at Joint Base ...

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Too many vets not screened for brain injuries - Port Huron Times Herald



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Too many vets not screened for brain injuries 
Port Huron Times Herald
One of the most heartbreaking facets of brain injury is how it often manifests in subtle ways that are ?invisible? to everyone but those closest to the head injury survivor. Changes in cognition, impaired judgment, a lack of inhibition or awareness of ...

 


The Burden Of Concussion And Traumatic Brain Injury | Inside Science - Inside Science News Service



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The Burden Of Concussion And Traumatic Brain Injury | Inside Science 
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(Inside Science) -- In simple terms, a concussion is some form of neurological deficit that happens because of a bump, blow or jolt to the head. In broad terms ...

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