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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Lost: Life With Traumatic Brain Injury

Amy Zellmer | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Zellmer

My "old life" is still so vivid in my memory, while my "new life" is completely different. I am easily frustrated by things that I used to be able to do effortlessly. I am slowly learning to embrace the "new normal" and understand my limits, but it's still hard.

Bipartisan Support for the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act

Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.

Now is an especially auspicious time to focus attention and resources on issues related to brain injury. The science is advancing quickly, giving those diagnosed with TBI and their families new reason for hope.

Sarah Jane's Dad to President Obama: Tackle the Number-One Public Health Crisis

Patrick B. Donohue, J.D., M.B.A. | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics
Patrick B. Donohue, J.D., M.B.A.

Brain injury in youth is the leading public health crisis of our time. Concussions in sports have received the greatest amount of attention by the media; however, brain injuries can be caused by motor vehicle crashes, child abuse, falls, and gunshots as well as non-traumatic events like strokes, brain tumors, meningitis and seizure disorders.

What's Going On In Your Brain In The 24 Hours After A Concussion

Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living

A new study gives a glimpse into what exactly is going on in the brain in the first hours after a concussion. Researchers found that in the first 1...

When Love Endures A Traumatic Brain Injury

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Devon Wilke

One thing that is very much missing from the treatment protocol of brain injury -- traumatic or mild -- is guidance and assistance not only to the injured party but to their families, as well.

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': Once a Warrior, Always a Warrior

Charles Hoge | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Hoge

Let's change the discussion about the war-related "silent wounds" of post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury, and take time to understand what these really mean.