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Aphasia and Brain Injuries: The Connection

Earlier this year, the family of one of the most famous actors in the world, Bruce Willis, announced he was stepping away from his long-running Hollywood career. They revealed in a simple statement the reason for his retirement is due to something called “aphasia,” a condition affecting a person’s ability to understand or express language…

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What Are the Causes of Infant Brain Injuries?

The brain is a fragile organ, but no one is more fragile or susceptible to brain damage than infants. Their skulls are soft, malleable, and easily injured should something damage the head. The causes for head injuries are many, and can have an array of outcomes for the child. An injury may cause long-term disabilities…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries and Caregivers

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are often caused by motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, construction incidents, and incidents that cause a forceful blow to the head. Victims often require a lifetime of medical care with different types of medical providers, including doctors and therapists. Many TBI patients suffer physically, emotionally, and cognitively. According to the…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Happen to Anyone

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are life-changing for victims. TBIs happen for many reasons, including auto and truck collisions, slips and falls, bicycling incidents, motorcycle crashes, and other causes. Pedestrians may suffer a TBI if they are struck by a car. Some brain injury victims never fully recover. Many TBI victims do find a way to…

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Research Shows Coronavirus May Cause Deadly Brain Disorders

With so much ever changing information swirling around us about coronavirus it can be quite overwhelming to keep up with. One day you’re told to wipe down groceries before bringing them inside your home. By the next day you learn that maybe that’s not the most critical rule to follow when it comes to keeping…

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Liability for Non-Traumatic Brain Injuries

When we hear about brain injuries, we typically think of blows to the head, as commonly happen in car accidents, assaults or other severe physical trauma. However, not all brain injuries are caused by a violent external force to the head. Many result from non-traumatic causes, like medical errors, lack of oxygen to the brain,…

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What Is Cerebral Edema?

Cerebral edema, or swelling of the brain, can occur after someone experiences a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Brain injuries can happen when the head suffers a blow or hit, a sudden acceleration or stop, or any other type of force injuring the brain. Typically, we see brain injuries and cerebral edema as a result of…

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