Traumatic Brain Injury

July 28, 2011

Retired NFL players sue over traumatic brain injuries

In what has become a contentious issue in professional football, a group of 75 NFL players are suing the NFL […]
June 14, 2011

New York bill targets concussions and brain injuries in students

In New York legislation, traumatic brain injury prevention is at the center of a new bill. A Republican senator is […]
May 26, 2011

Young athletes most vulnerable to second-impact brain injuries

Sports medicine experts are warning athletes, especially those under age 25, to be aware of symptoms following head injuries. The […]
May 12, 2011

Think your kid has a brain injury? Observe first, then x-ray

Kids in New York commonly hit their heads – falling out of trees, off of swings and tripping over obstacles. […]
April 29, 2011

Antidepressants breakthrough treatment for brain injuries

New research published in the Journal of Neurotrauma indicates that antidepressants may have a medical purpose in addition to altering […]
April 8, 2011

Bret Michaels suing for an on-stage injury that caused a TBI

Poison lead singer Bret Michaels is suing Tony Award Productions and CBS, alleging that producers were to blame for the […]
March 11, 2011

Funding finally provided for TBI rehabilitation research

Our last two posts have focused on the expensive services that are necessary to treat traumatic brain injuries. Because insurance […]
March 9, 2011

Insurance companies deny rehabilitation costs for treating TBIs

In our last post, we talked about the problems individuals face after they suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Although intensive […]
March 6, 2011

Intensive therapy too expensive for most brain injury patients

It is no secret that medical treatment is expensive. Many people prolong going to the doctor when they have a […]