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Unpacking the Trauma of War Injuries
Traumatic brain injury has been one of the signature injuries to result from the US involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. But there is more than one way to get this injury.
Football Injury May Shrink Part of Brain
Getting a head injury is a risk that comes with playing football. A disproportionate number of athletes in that contact sport have had a concussion, a brain injury that has been increasingly in the spotlight.
History of Brain Injury High Among the Homeless
Homelessness is a complex problem with many causes, often including mental illness and alcohol and drug addiction. There may be another component to homelessness shared by many.
Physical Signs of Depression May Be Common in ICU
Recovering from trauma and a lengthy ICU stay might make some people depressed. But their depression may not display itself as one might expect, a new study has found.
Brain Injury in Teens Increased Emotional Issues
Every year, more than half a million teenagers experience a serious concussion. These brain injuries often leave lasting damage, but to what extent?
Special Scans to Detect Brain Injury
Brain scans can detect brain disorders. Concussion, a mild brain injury, may be more accurately diagnosed through certain kinds of brain scans than others.
Traffic Deaths Tied to Alcohol May Be Underreported
The dangers of drunk driving are widely known. But are statistics about deaths from this dangerous activity accurate?
ADHD May Increase Risk of Traffic Accidents
Millions of traffic accidents happen each year, and they are often due to people being distracted. People with ADHD pose a unique risk.
Looking Down the Road with Brain Injury
For some injuries, recovery may be a lifelong process that includes risks along the way. Traumatic brain injury may be such a condition.
Brain Injury Risk Factor for Depression in Teens
It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. And in your teens’ case, that concussion could lead to depression.