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Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage - NPR



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Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage 
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We live in an age of heightened awareness about concussions. From battlefields around the world to football fields in the U.S., we've heard about the dangers caused when the brain rattles around inside the skull and the possible link between ...
A new study shows that hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE Washington Post
BU-Led Study May Explain CTE without Concussions BU Today
New Study Says Repeated Hits to Head, Not Just Concussions, Can Cause CTE Sports Illustrated
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Talented teen rugby league star died of a brain injury after a TACKLE as he tried to win ball - The Sun



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Talented teen rugby league star died of a brain injury after a TACKLE as he tried to win ball 
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Consultant paediatrician Dr Sundarara Jan told Wakefield Coroners Court: "We were able to relieve the pressure and control the bleeding but the damage had already been done." The doctor confirmed that it was decided after speaking with Evan's family ...
Inquest: Father pays tribute to 'hero' son Evan Hawksworth who died after rugby match tackle Wakefield Express

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Springfield College athlete suffered traumatic brain injury after ... - wwlp.com



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Springfield College athlete suffered traumatic brain injury after ... 
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Griffin Reid is said to have spent several days at Baystate Hospital before being transferred to a rehabilitation center.

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City Barbeque To Support Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury - LEX18 Lexington KY News



City Barbeque To Support Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury 
LEX18 Lexington KY News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- City Barbeque will start the new year by raising funds to support veterans living with traumatic brain injury. While supplies last, patrons can purchase a limited-edition drink tumbler for $5, with all proceeds benefiting the ...

 


3 arrested after 18-month-old suffers from brain injury - MyArkLaMiss - MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)



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3 arrested after 18-month-old suffers from brain injury - MyArkLaMiss 
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Two people have been arrested for attempted second degree murder after an 21-month-old had emergency surgery due to a brain injury.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychosis: Clinical Considerations - Psychiatric Times



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Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychosis: Clinical Considerations 
Psychiatric Times
Clinical Manual for the Management of Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing; 2013:283-302. 2. Stefan A, Mathe JF, for the SOFMER group. What are the disruptive symptoms of behavioral disorders after ...

 


The mystery of why some people become sudden geniuses - BBC News



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The mystery of why some people become sudden geniuses 
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It's possible that he had ?sudden savant syndrome?, in which exceptional abilities emerge after a brain injury or disease. It's extremely rare, with just 25 verified cases on the planet. There's Tony Cicoria, an orthopaedic surgeon who was struck by ...

 


Offaly brain injury charity hosting Valentine's black tie ball - Offaly Express



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Offaly brain injury charity hosting Valentine's black tie ball 
Offaly Express
The Midlands branch of Acquired Brain Injury Ireland are putting the final touches to their glamorous black tie ball, which has been organised to coincide with Valentine's celebrations. The ball will take place on Saturday, February 10 at the Tullamore ...

 


Blayne Barber's caddie Cory Gilmer suffers critical head injury after fall - ESPN



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Blayne Barber's caddie Cory Gilmer suffers critical head injury after fall 
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Blayne Barber's caddie was in critical condition with swelling in his brain from falling on his head Saturday. Barber said Gilmer was in a Waikiki Beach restaurant when he suddenly collapsed and landed on his head.

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West Hartford Teen Sustains Traumatic Brain Injury While Sledding - Patch.com



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West Hartford Teen Sustains Traumatic Brain Injury While Sledding 
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WEST HARTFORD, CT ? A West Hartford teen recently sustained a serious traumatic brain injury as a result of a sledding accident. Now his family is asking for help as his mother takes time off from work to care for her injured son. According to a ...