Articles for Tag: "traumatic brain injury"

Player pens book to keep memories alive 
Player pens book to keep memories alive
“Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away” drives home a message about traumatic brain injuries and football.
Understanding traumatic brain injuries and their long-term effects 
Understanding traumatic brain injuries and their long-term effects
Approximately 1.5 million people suffer TBIs each year. Here’s what we know.
New concussion law aims to protect student athletes 
New concussion law aims to protect student athletes
A blow to the head could end an athlete’s playing days. But new legislation aims to keep kids safer.
Football players’ brains uncover new insight on concussions 
Football players’ brains uncover new insight on concussions
Research suggests that football-related concussions can actually alter a key part of the brain.
Training for a marathon, nine years after horrific fall  Featured
Training for a marathon, nine years after horrific fall
Recovering from a host of serious injuries, Allison Gwin Kerrigan, now has her sights set on running Chicago’s premiere race.
A teen’s life returned  Featured
A teen’s life returned
Read about one teen’s amazing recovery after a tragic accident.
Anatomy of a brain injury 
Anatomy of a brain injury
An expert on brain injuries explains what happens during a concussion, its long-term effects and best ways to prevent it.