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First class of veterans graduates from golf program

...said Martin, 47, who was diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after his fall in 2003. "It helps you relax, you...recipient who was diagnosed with PTSD and traumatic brain injury. "Golf really helps you to do that because everything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-30/first-class-veterans-graduate
February death of teen with shaken baby syndrome ruled a homicide, officials say

...16, died on Feb. 22 as the result of "acute and subacute bronchopneumonia complicating sequela of remote traumatic brain injury."Put simply, September's death can be attributed to head trauma she suffered as an infant on Jan. 30, 1999...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-21/february-death-teen-sh
Curation program helps veterans in Augusta to find a new start

...of prehistoric artifacts.After graduating the program in September, the former soldier who sustained a traumatic brain injury in Iraq in 2005 from an explosive device hopes to become a motivational speaker for veterans suffering from similar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-17/curation-program-helps-vetera
Walton Foundation's Camp to Be Independent for special-needs children fun, instructive

...him.''Camp TBI will begin its 16th year July 26. It is for anyone ages 8 through 21 who has suffered a traumatic brain injury that results in physical disabilities."Since these children do have a disability, they're going to live with it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-07-21/walton-foundatio
Bond granted to two suspects in Operation Mayday sex sting

...Burke and Aiken counties.In Crowley's case, Craig said he would reconsider if provided proof of Crowley's severe brain injury and a plan to keep him under watch. Defense attorney Sadeer Sabbak, of the public defender's office, brought Craig...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/bond-granted-two-suspe
Run to be held in artist's honor

...Be Independent for children and adults with traumatic brain injuries.Haley Hamam, the foundation's associate development...for children and young adults living with a traumatic brain injury; and Walton Winter Weekend, a weekend event for children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-16/run-be-held-artists-honor
Veterans court provides former military a second chance

...self-improvement for veterans facing charges for non-violent crimes associated with post-traumatic stress and brain injuries sustained in combat zones.Augusta's version was developed in November 2013 from a treatment program started five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-12/veterans-court-provide
Ex-American downhill skier Bill Johnson is suffering after stroke

...spot on the squad for the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. Johnson wiped out during a practice run, suffering a traumatic brain injury that erased nearly a decade of memories. He also had to relearn how to walk, talk and eat.After making steady improvement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-01/ex-american-downhill-ski
Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...and give and take. Kevin Guskiewicz, professor and co-director of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center at the University of North Carolina, said that doesn't come easy for medical professionals."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-03-27/medical-experts-say-s
New VA director hears patients' complaints at town hall

...East, Rogers, who was awarded a Purple Heart after being wounded during a missile attack, said he endured traumatic brain injury and chemical burns on his arms that still bleed today.In October, when the bleeding got to the point he could no longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-23/new-va-director-hears-pa