Monthly Archives: June 2015

Wyoming Explosion Leaves Two Workers With Severe Burn Injuries

Early last month, two workers at a Chesapeake Energy facility were brought to Colorado to be treated for severe burn injuries following a workplace accident. According to law enforcement, the blast occurred while two workers were processing an unknown fluid. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has labeled Wyoming as the second deadliest state to… read more

Can This New Test Diagnose Concussions In Student Athletes?

Every year in the United States, there are over 3.9 million athletic-related concussions. Considered a “mild traumatic brain injury”, concussions are still very serious, especially in children. A new test has been developed that can effectively diagnose concussions in child athletes as young as 5 years old. The King-Devick test works by using a stopwatch,… read more

Wings-And-Warriors Ride To Help Veterans Affected By TBIs and PTSD

On June 13th, Wings-And-Warriors will host their 1st Annual Recognition Ride to pay service to American veterans. The motorcycle ride is hosted in remembrance of past, present and future veterans. Many veterans return from battle with “hidden injuries” such as post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Wings-And-Warriors is a Colorado-based non-profit that helps… read more

Scary Colorado Billboards Part of CDOT Click It Or Ticket Campaign

The Colorado Department of Transportation has been revealed to be behind a series of cryptic signs posted along roadways in Denver and Colorado Springs. Drivers might have noticed giant billboards reading cryptic messages such as “brain damage” or “windshield ejection”. CDOT officials have updated the billboards to show a seatbelt over the ominous phrases. Presently,… read more