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2014-03-28 16:22:49

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert G. Graw, Jr., M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, presented his lecture, An Integrated Community Model for the Education, Evaluation and Treatment: An Update, on mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI) at the Brain Injury Association of Maryland's annual conference on March 20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Addressing an audience of medical professionals, educators, specialists...

2014-03-23 23:03:37

Mike Stephenson, a partner with McNeely Stephenson Thopy & Harrold, says announcement by Indiana Cook Medical about biomaterial for repair of brain fluid leaks is perfectly timed for Brain Injury Awareness Month. Shelbyville, Ind. (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Cook Medical, a medical products company headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., has received FDA approval for use of their Biodesign® Dural Graft in patients who experience a leakage of cerebrospinal fluid after surgery or a brain...

2014-02-28 23:29:54

St. Louis Children’s Hospital emergency department visits for head injury increased by 20 percent from January 2013 to January 2014. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 When temperatures drop and snow falls, road conditions deteriorate and car accidents increase. Children head outside with their sleds, and, just as reliably, certain types of emergency department visits increase. In January 2014, St. Louis Children’s Hospital Emergency Department treated more than 200 patients...

2014-02-26 23:25:29

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now representing football players in head injury cases with claims related to injuries sustained during their playing days. The announcement comes on the heels of a recent study that found that certain types of helmets are over 50% more effective at preventing concussions than others. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Flood Law Group announced today that they are now representing current and former football players in head injury...

2014-02-06 16:25:40

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GForceTracker (GFT) is pleased to announce they are the first sensor company to be Hit Count® Certified by the Boston-based Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), a non-profit organization founded in 2007 by Dr. Robert Cantu and Christopher Nowinski to "solve the concussion crisis" by advancing the study, treatment, and prevention of the effects of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups. The Hit Count® initiative was launched in 2012 and...

2014-02-04 16:26:41

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a program of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, has hired Anthony Doran, Psy.D., as Program Director to oversee its clinical operations and research initiatives. Dr. Doran will be providing leadership and direction to a team of more than 25 educators, proctors and medical providers. As a pediatric neuropsychologist, Dr. Doran also evaluates patients with head injuries at the eight regional...

2014-01-28 23:01:46

Lawsuits from athletes who have suffered traumatic brain injuries have been making headlines recently. College athletes may have legal recourse if negligence on the part of their school can be demonstrated. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Flood Law Group, a nationally respected personal injury litigation firm, represents athletes who believe they have suffered from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) during school sponsored athletic events. There have been several notable lawsuits in...

2014-01-21 23:03:37

FastCare announced today that sports injuries, as well as any non-life-threatening condition, can be treated quickly, professionally, and without an appointment at either of their new and improved locations in South Florida. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 From American football to Hockey and Rugby, and even “non-contact” sports like tennis, volleyball and soccer, the risk of injury is always present, and common, regardless of the activity. FastCare, a provider of urgent care in Miami, FL,...

2014-01-16 14:06:50

Survivors of traumatic brain injuries are 3 times more likely to die prematurely than the general population, often from suicide or fatal injuries, finds an Oxford University-led study Survivors of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are three times more likely to die prematurely than the general population, often from suicide or fatal injuries, finds an Oxford University-led study. A TBI is a blow to the head that leads to a skull fracture, internal bleeding, loss of consciousness for...

2014-01-10 23:04:12

Brain Sentry's initial focus is to provide sensors for the three most popular helmeted contact sports: football, lacrosse and hockey with the goal of protecting athletes and families from being devastated by sports-related brain injuries. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Brain Sentry Impact Sensor, an innovative helmet-mounted device that alerts when an athlete suffers a rapid - and potentially dangerous - acceleration of the head, has been selected by Rockville, MD-based...


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