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Traumatic Brain Injuries

Music as Medicine: Why a New Kind of Neuro-Rehab Is Taking Off

Rebecca Strong | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Strong

Ancient Greek philosophers believed that music had a therapeutic purpose -- including to treat depression, mania and even hangovers. In the Native Ame...

What You Don't Know About Concussions

Jennie Shulkin | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Shulkin

Hopefully once more light is shed on the subject matter, concussion sufferers will no longer have to experience the shame and isolation that, despite the head injury, I remember so well.

How Many Teens Have Experienced A Traumatic Brain Injury?

Posted 06.27.2013 | Healthy Living

If one survey of teens in Ontario, Canada, is any indication, as many as one in five seventh-through-twelfth graders has experienced some kind of trau...

NFL Head Injuries: Creating Recovery With Lessons From the Battlefield

Peter Abaci, M.D. | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Abaci, M.D.

Besides a post-game recovery regimen of icing, stretching, and cortisone shots, it's time football players have access to "brain rehabilitation" as well.

The Brains That Bind Us

Marian Salzman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Marian Salzman

Although two of the greatest attributes of our country might be our competitive spirit and our defense of our values and freedoms, one can't help but wonder at what price. Brains are the tie that binds us, but are we really coming undone? Think about it.

Openly Healing War's Hidden Wounds

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact
Joseph Bobrow

Stephanie's husband, Michael, returned from Iraq in body, but he was plagued by unrecognized post traumatic stress. After six months stateside, he com...

Why Are Military Spouses Being Left Out Of PTSD Treatment?

Anne Woods | Posted 05.18.2012 | Impact
Anne Woods

"As a military spouse for 20 years, we hear that we are the backbone of the military. Now it's time to care for those who proudly serve in the shadow...

A Life-Long Marriage With No Memories

Posted 03.27.2012 | Fifty

Lee Woodruff of CBS This Morning tells the poignant story of college sweethearts who are rebuilding their life together after the husband sustained a ...

Gabrielle Giffords and You: The Truth About Brain Injuries

Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D. | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D.

It is a national tragedy for a gunman to shoot a US congresswoman in the brain, but it is a national disgrace that most civilians and military personnel with brain injury never receive the therapy necessary to recover any semblance of their former lives.

Amanda Terkel

Army: Soldiers Need More Time At Home Between Deployments | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Repeated troop deployments are putting an enormous strain on members of the U.S. military who are forced to deploy to Iraq and/or Afg...

A Bomber Jacket Doesn't Cover the Blood

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

During his first presidential trip to Afghanistan, Obama stood before thousands of American troops to proclaim the sanctity of the war effort. He played the role deftly, while wearing a bomber jacket.