TBIs Affect Medical Decision Making

Recent research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows that victims of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) have a harder time making significant medical decisions for up to a month after their initial injuries. This is a big development for those suffering from TBIs as there has been very little research on how their injuries … Continue reading

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Construction Hazards for Motorcycle Drivers

Riding a motorcycle poses challenges not experienced by automobile drivers, especially in construction zones. In honor of National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 23-27), here are some things to keep in mind during this year’s construction season. By the Numbers According to the Federal Highway Administration, 10.5 percent of fatal construction zone accidents involve motorcycle … Continue reading

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Slow Down for Work Zone Awareness Week

This week, Colorado police urge drivers to stay safe when passing through construction zones. Work Zone Awareness Week – April 23-27 – is a national effort to decrease the accidents, injuries and deaths that occur in work zones. Nationwide, there are three work zone fatalities a day and one work zone injury every 15 minutes, … Continue reading

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Hyperbolic Oxygen Chamber Therapy for TBI

A retired Army brigadier general/psychiatrist is recommending traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims try an alternative therapy that uses pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber to alleviate the symptoms of their injuries. When William Cook stepped on an IED while deployed in Iraq, he lost part of his left leg, damaged nerves and tendons in his … Continue reading

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