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Can the NFL Be Held Liable for a Traumatic Brain Injury?

After 5,000 retired football players chose to sue the NFL, claiming that they hid the harmful effects of concussions from their players, George Washington University decided to create the first course devoted to the “legal implications of traumatic brain injuries.” The professor for the course is Michael Kaplen, a plaintiffs’ lawyer who has two decades … Continue reading

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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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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. … Continue reading

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