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Social Security Expands Compassionate Allowances List

The Federal Social Security Administration has announced the addition of over a dozen new conditions to its Compassionate Allowances list. There are now a total of 113 Compassionate Allowances…

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Maryland, DC & Virginia Trial Lawyers Donate Children's Helmets

Fitting young bikers with helmets in Maryland in order to protect young riders from preventable head injury was the goal of the Helmet Giveaway at the Children’s National Medical Center Cyclefest….

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Plastic Skull Implant Can Protect Injured Brains and Replace Helmets

The human skull is similar to a soldier’s helmet in that it’s mission is to protect the vulnerable brain inside. Sometimes, however, the very rigidity that give protection can cause harm when there…

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Neuropsychological testing reveals cognitive deficits after car crash

As the result of a violent head-on collision, an injured motorist sustained a brief loss of consciousness at the scene of the Prince George County Virginia car crash. However, it was only several…

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Kicking Team Injuries Concerns National Football League

In order to help ‘deal with injury numbers’, The National Football League is looking into kickoff modifications, according to news reports this week. Indicating that it was a matter of safety, along…

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Brain Injury – The #1 Public Health Problem in the World by 2020

There are thousands of people currently living with the devastating effects of brain injury, without access to the vital services they require to repair their lives and be able to live safely and…

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Unexpected Blows Lead to Brain Injury

A Virginia medical school is examining athletes’ brain injuries and how concussions occur in physically fit, healthy sports participants. The Director of the Brain Injury and Sports Concussion…

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NFL’s Paltry Donation to Brain Injury Center

The NFL makes billions of dollars each year. It is America’s beloved violent pastime. Yet the rash of brain and spinal trauma cases depicted this season do not seem to have had much impact on…

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National Emergency Room Surveillance Reveals Concussions Tripled among Teens

With Emergency Room visit s for teenagers tripling over a 10 year period, Sports Medicine researchers are concerned that bigger, stronger and faster may not be good for the health of America’s young…

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Youth Sports – Football Head Injury Rules Updated

In the wake of studies and reports as to traumatic brain injury in professional football players, as well as repeated concussions in athletes, the nation’s oldest and largest youth football…