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“WAR’S NEW WOUNDS. A shock wave of brain injuries” by Michael Merzenich Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 12 Apr 2007 3:56pm That was the headline in a Washington Post article written by Ronald Glasser, published on Sunday, April 8, 2007. It reported a rather astounding statistic that applies to veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars: About 30% of soldiers in those conflicts have been directly exposed to IED or other powerful explosions. That exposure has result ... Read on »
What do Wounded Warriors with Traumatic Brain Injury now need most? Answer: Serious Medicine--More Serious Medicine. by Jim Pinkerton Posted Sun 03 Oct 2010 12:00am Those words appear in Nancy Brinker's , Promise Me: How a Sister's Love Launched the Global Movement to End Breast Cancer, reviewed in The Washington Post this morning.   Brinker, the founder of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure , recalls the words of her mother: "When you see someone in need, you give.  When you see something wrong, you fix ... Read on »
Scars That Wound, Scars That Heal: A Journey Out of Self Injury (Live Free) Reviews by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Oct 2011 6:15pm ISBN13: 9780784721049 Condition: Used – Very Good Notes: 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold! Self-injury is inflicted to deal with stressful situations or traumatic memories; to temporaily ease fears, loneliness, and anxiety; or even as ... Read on »
Workplace Ladder Falls a Major Cause of Deaths, Injuries: CDC by Medline Plus Posted Thu 24 Apr 2014 2:00pm There were 113 ladder-related deaths, more than 34,000 ER-treated injuries in 2011 alone Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Falls , Occupational Health , Wounds and Injuries Read on »
Texting While Walking Often Leads to Injuries: Expert by Medline Plus Posted Thu 06 Mar 2014 5:00pm Distraction causes people to fall down stairs, step into traffic, trauma doctor says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Safety , Wounds and Injuries Read on »
Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S. by Medline Plus Posted Thu 13 Mar 2014 5:00pm National Safety Council report also cites increasing numbers of falls among elderly Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics , Wounds and Injuries Read on »
Young People with Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk by Medline Plus Posted Mon 14 Apr 2014 4:00pm British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health , Epilepsy , Wounds and Injuries Read on »
Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans by Medline Plus Posted Wed 02 Jul 2014 10:00am CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Teen Violence , Wounds and Injuries Read on »
How to Treat Dog Bite Injuries by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 04 May 2010 10:49pm We all love our dogs.  Even the friendliest of dogs can bite, sometimes on purpose, sometimes not intentionally while playing.  It is important to know how to treat a dog bite to avoid infection and complications that could result. Initial Response If you or someone near you is bitten by a dog, secure the area.  If possible remov ... Read on »
What an amazing article on brain injury by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Oct 2009 10:02pm Thank you Malcom Gladwell for this amazing piece – “ Offensive Play “ I really don’t have the words to say how much I appreciate this. As someone with friends who have both been boxers and who have played football, and who has sustained numerous concussions, myself, writing like this that reaches a mainstream audience is truly priceless. ... Read on »