Are Brain Injuries Correlated With Criminal Behavior?

The damaged incurred in traumatic brain injuries can alter a developing brain’s ability to inhibit impulses and make decisions, according to a recent study published in The Journal of Adolescent Health. The study found that approximately half of all youth prisoners, ages 16-18, suffered traumatic brain injuries before their incarceration. The recent findings will hopefully result in important … Continue reading

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Teen Driver Kills Colorado Motorcyclist

It is well known that alcohol impairs a driver’s ability to accurately gauge distances, approximate the speed of other vehicles and control a vehicle. Alcohol’s impairment of driving ability is further augmented when the driver is young and lacks experience behind the wheel. Quite recently, a 16-year-old driver lost control of her vehicle and crashed … Continue reading

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Does Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Work For Brain Injuries?

Previously, we discussed the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy as a treatment for traumatic brain injuries. The treatment is still not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but it gained widespread notoriety after the Oklahoma Senate passed a bill to fund free hyperbaric oxygen therapies for veterans who suffered traumatic brain injuries. https://youtu.be/dyLXxSvjGug … Continue reading

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Potholes Are Back In Full Force

After the winter’s thaw, there are more potholes than ever on Colorado roads. They are an inevitable byproduct of the winter-to-spring transition period. During winter, water seeps into the cracks in the asphalt. As temperatures fluctuate above and below freezing in late winter and early spring, the water is constantly freezing and melting repeatedly. Since … Continue reading

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