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Jul 10, 2018

Life after Brain Injury: An Uplifting Tale

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Understanding how to help TBI victims is a national concern.  A recent Penn Medicine article profiled some of the unique challenges that traumatic brain injury victims cope with. The Penn article cites figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Per their research, TBI injuries – which can be caused be a car accident, [...]

Mar 8, 2018

Pediatricians Are Using a New Saliva to Detect Childhood Concussion Symptoms

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A major problem in diagnosing and treating concussions is that the clinical guidelines focus on adults even though nearly three million of the people who have concussions in the US are children. The American Academy of Pediatrics, wrote in 2017, that a simple saliva test may now help doctors and parents understand more about childhood concussions [...]

Feb 16, 2018

Traumatic Brain Injury Resources in Tennessee

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant contributor to deaths and permanent disability for thousands of Americans. In Tennessee about 8,000 people are hospitalized each year for traumatic brain injury, and the Tennessee state government, public and private health care organizations have a wide variety of resources to help improve the lives of those suffering [...]