Winter Is Over And Bikers Are Back

The members of the motorcycle organization American Bikers Aimed Towards Education (ABATE) gathered outside the H. Lee Dennison Building in Suffolk recently to spread awareness about the coming flood of motorcyclists. Essentially, once winter clears out and spring rolls around, motorcyclists across the nation come out of hibernation and back on the roads. “Our attempt … Continue reading

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Can A Brain Injury Cause Amnesia?

Su Meck, a 48-year-old student at Smith College, fits in very well with her early 20’s classmates because she was “reborn” 24 years ago, according to a recent interview with NEPR. When Meck was only 22, a ceiling fan fell on her head, completely wiping her memory of everything before the accident. After her brain … Continue reading

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The Latest In TBI Detection Technology

The National Institute of Health (NIH) recently awarded a $150,000 grant to VisionQuest, a biomedical company, to develop a new tool for on-the-field assessment of sports-related traumatic brain injuries and concussions. VisionQuest used funds to create ConQuest, an iPad program which takes full advantage of the onboard camera and gyroscope. “What we’re hoping to do … Continue reading

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