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Local veteran defends VA care at Veterans Day celebration

...treatment at private medical facilities. He said VA clinics could then be used for specialized treatment of traumatic brain injuries and limb replacements - problems that particularly afflict veterans.The neurosurgeon's comments follow two years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-10/local-veteran-defends-va-care
Around the block

...for the foundation's adaptive golf program and Camp TBI, a summer camp for children and young adults with traumatic brain injury.Cost per player is $60; adaptive players are free. Lunch and a cookout dinner are provided.Registration begins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-09-29/around-block
SC man died after choking on bag of marijuana, authorities say

...Zachary McDaniels died after the bag of marijuana lodged in his throat, cutting off air to his brain. He suffered from a brain injury and cardiac arrest. His family took him off life support on Sept. 6.The Richland County Sheriff's Office said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-12/sc-man-died-after-choking-bag-marij
Black couple uses fair housing law to sue city, white neighbor over slurs

...attorney had declined to bring felony charges.Turner was in a car crash in the 1970s that left him with a traumatic brain injury that caused mental impairment and altered his behavior, said Dunagan, who grew up with Turner and said he never knew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-06/nightmare-next-door-black-cou
GRU on probation after monkey death

...the five years since GRU acquired him, including placing electrodes in his brain, which had resulted in "micro brain injuries," according to Stepp's letter.An autopsy on Ovetchkin found "brain damage that could have affected the animal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-30/gru-probation-after-monkey-d
Plea entered in child molestation case

...MacGregor said. Covington worked in the logging business in Alabama for many years until he suffered a traumatic brain injury about 10 years ago.Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. accepted the plea negotiation and sentenced Covington to five years in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-02/plea-entered-child-mol
Adaptive Golf Challenge strengthens competitive spirit of disabled

...To Be In de pendent, an annual overnight summer retreat for children and young adults ages 8 to 21 with an acquired brain injury.As he has been his entire life, Gordon was paired with his father, Gary Simmons.Gary Simmons was by his son's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-19/adaptive-golf-challenge-stren
Small hope can lead to big independence

...his arm again.After a few more months at NeuroRestorative, a provider of post-acute rehab to help people with brain injuries relearn activities of daily living, Robert returned to his own home in the spring. Home is supposed to be a place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-10-10/small-hope-can-l
Around the block

...for the foundation's adaptive golf program and Camp TBI, a summer camp for children and young adults with traumatic brain injury.Cost per player is $60; adaptive players are free. Lunch and a cookout dinner are provided.Registration begins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-10-06/around-block
Seventeen months after accident, Nasser continues to defy the odds

...broken jaw, broken eye socket, brain injury and much more."I don't know...suffered his first of two traumatic brain injuries ? the second being a stroke suffered...which specializes in treating brain injuries. Nasser was discharged after 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-27/seventeen-months-after-accide