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2014-10-16 23:03:03

“Legal Issues, Timely Decision Making, and Available Options for Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury” to be Topic of Presentation. The annual conference features professional speakers, including doctors, attorneys, and other brain injury specialists, who are committed to helping survivors of brain injuries and those involved directly in their support, such as family, therapists, and caregivers. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Peter Burg and David Hersh, attorney shareholders of...

2014-10-16 23:01:15

In an affidavit, the Brain Injury Association of America states that the settlement excludes numerous physical and behavioral consequences of brain injury from the list of qualifying diagnoses for treatment and compensation. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) continues to voice concern about the proposed settlement between former players and the National Football league (NFL) over concussion-related injuries (case 2:12-md-02323-AB). On...

2014-10-01 23:07:52

My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein aired an episode that had the purpose of sharing a new brain injury fundraising service found on the mypositiveperspective.com website. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 On September 30, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein aired an episode in which he appeared in by himself. The episode announced an addition to the mypositiveperspective.com website. After revealing that the episode was sponsored by the South Carolina Brain...

2014-09-22 16:28:54

Deno to lead premier team of brain injury, stroke and amputee rehab specialists DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, HealthONE's Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital announced that Mark Deno has been named the new chief executive officer, effective Monday, Sept. 29. Deno will continue to emphasize the hospital's mission of Rebuilding Lives Renewing Hope for patients who suffer from brain injury, stroke, amputation and more. "Inpatient rehab is one of the most important areas...

2014-07-17 16:19:48

American Academy of Neurology Even mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage and thinking and memory problems, according to a study published in the July 16, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. For the study, 44 people with a mild traumatic brain injury and nine people with a moderate traumatic brain injury were compared to 33 people with no brain injury. All of the participants took tests of their thinking and memory...

2014-07-16 23:02:17

Yesterday Jessica Goldman became the second woman to run solo and self-supported across the United States. Goldman ran nearly 3,400 miles in 90 days and raised approximately $25,000 for the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA). Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Yesterday, Jessica Goldman became the second woman to run solo and self-supported across the United States. Goldman ran nearly 3,400 miles in 90 days and raised approximately $25,000 for the Brain Injury Association of America...

2014-07-16 16:23:41

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Tina Odjaghian obtained a $7,000,000 settlement on behalf of her client Marco Gil on June 24, 2014. Mr. Gil suffered a traumatic brain injury during the course and scope of his employment at Cable Brothers when he fell 19 feet from a post. Mr. Gil suffered severe cognitive deficits, memory loss, depression, anxiety, and other behavioral issues as a result of this incident which necessitated lifelong care. Ms. Odjaghian...

2014-07-10 16:25:23

AMBLER, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy visited Moberg Research's (Moberg) medical device manufacturing facility. Rep. Kennedy and Dick Moberg discussed how Moberg's advanced neurological monitors facilitate cutting-edge research in neurological disease and treatment. In 2011, Rep. Kennedy and mental health advocate, Garen Staglin, created One Mind, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering fundamental changes that...

2014-06-30 23:21:16

Dr. Peter Marincovich, Ph.D. of Audiology Associates has spent his career revolutionizing the way audiology and hearing diagnostics are performed and he is highly versed in the latest treatments for helping patients manage hearing loss associated with brain injury. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Center for Disease Control has estimated that as many as 5.3 million Americans are living with brain injuries at any given time, and a significant head injury occurs about every 21...

Research May Help Prevent Eye Injuries Among Soldiers
2014-06-30 03:30:57

By K.C. Gonzalez, University of Texas at San Antonio Researchers at UTSA are discovering that the current protective eyewear used by our US armed forces might not be adequate to protect soldiers exposed to explosive blasts. According to a recent study, ocular injuries now account for 13 percent of all battlefield injuries and are the fourth most common military deployment-related injury. With the support of the U.S. Department of Defense, UTSA biomedical engineering assistant...


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