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Typically, traumatic brain injury (TBI) coverage focuses on those involved in contact sports and on military veterans. However, TBI also seriously affects vulnerably housed individuals and the homeless. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation recently featured a study arguing that the homeless who suffer TBI have a strong, negative impact on public expenses. Homeless and unsafely…

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If recent research proves to be accurate, there is a connection between traumatic brain injury (TBI), dementia and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In most cases, dementia is typically linked to a degenerative brain disease. That presumption may be about to be challenged by a U.S. psychiatrist who has discovered a connection between dementia, TBI and…

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Several new studies being released this week find a relationship between head injuries or brain injuries and dementia or Alzheimers.  Two of the studies, release Monday, establish that brain injuries suffered by football players and by soldiers in battle likely boost the risk of dementia later in life.  I think the use of the term “traumatic brain…

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Unfortunately, car versus pedestrian accidents can result in traumatic brain injury. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most devastating injuries a person can sustain. There is no recovery from traumatic brain injury, at least not in the sense that we know it. While TBI may be diagnosed as mild, it will still mean…

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