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Brain injury walk helps survivor

...therapists and members of the Augusta Brain Injury Support Group repeatedly told Kelly...at NeuroRestorative Georgia, a brain-injury rehabilitation center in west Augusta...participate in the sixth annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk from 10 a.m. to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-05/brain-injury-walk-helps-surv
Soldier receives Purple Heart for injuries during deployment to Afghanistan

...him with her body. Joe received shrapnel in his right leg that was later removed, Mathews said.VanVleet suffered a brain injury, hearing loss in both ears and received shrapnel in her right thumb and back.The shrapnel was not removed to prevent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-27/soldier-receives-purple-hear
Baseball bat attack leads to revoked probation, prison time

...Morrison's skull was cracked in two places. He was in a coma for a week and hospitalized for three months. The severe brain injury has left him unable to return to his job as an iron worker. It has ruined his life, Morrison testified.Cati Swanger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-27/baseball-bat-attack-le
Former defenseman offered to donate brain five years ago

...concussion symptoms forced him to leave his team in Croatia. The defenseman didn't play professional hockey again.Brain injuries have been the subject of much discussion lately, especially after the 2011 death of enforcer Derek Boogaard. Research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-02-23/former-defenseman-offered-
Upcoming calendar

...Parent Forum V, a series of workshops to assist parents, students, teachers and caregivers; Bryan Hensley, traumatic brain injury survivor, speaker; signs and clues a teen might be using drugs, how to detect symptoms of drug use in a teen and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-02-16/upcoming-calenda
Tar Heels drop Orange to win sixth in a row

...He made the comments on a podcast Monday with ESPN.com.Davis, a sophomore, has not played since suffering a brain injury in a traffic accident. Team mate Emmitt Holt hit Davis with a car in the early morning hours Nov. 1. He was not cited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-26/tar-heels-drop-orange-win
NHL's motion to dismiss concussion suit is heard

...an attorney for the players, argued that retirees have no post-career leverage in negotiating CBA terms. Since brain injuries came to light later, coverage of their concussions by the CBA was moot."They could not go to the union then or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-08/nhls-motion-dismiss-concus
Stroke survivor bounces back to cook again

...speech therapies at NeuroRestorative, a five-bedroom brain-injury rehabilitation center in west Augusta. Here, she...referrals through hospital case managers and its monthly brain-injury support group. "She put some two-handed folks to shame...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-17/stroke-survivor-bounces-back
Spurrier says he will return next season

...A neuropathologist will look for signs of traumatic brain injury in an athlete who was found dead in atrash bin of an...determine any sort of abnormality or defect from traumatic brain injury," Ortiz said.Preliminary results from a Monday morning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-01/spurrier-says-he-will-ret
Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer is indicted on assault charges

...traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain injuries.Belcher, 25, killed Kasandra Perkins on Dec. 1, 2012, in the couple's home while his mother was caring for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-29/cardinals-jonathan-dwyer-indi