Margaret Craddock

...Memorial contributions may be made to the Adaptive Swimming, The Family Y, 3570 Wheeler Rd., Augusta, GA 30909 or Brain Injury Association of America, PO Box 7416, Merrifield, VA 22116-7416. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November...

Harison Heights celebrates 15 years of assisted living for people with disabilities

For the past 15 years, Mike Stahl has called Harison Heights home.Mike is one of our traumatic brain injury survivors, who spends his days with his friends, taking walks, playing pool and going on outings. Because of his injury, he...

Amendment B will help state's injured

...caused others. It is estimated that such a surcharge could generate as much as $250,000 annually to support traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury survivors.Why should you care about this issue? Perhaps, like me, you know and work with...

Adaptive golf competition highlights spirit of disabled

...Camp To Be Independent, an annual overnight summer retreat for children and young adults ages 8 to 21 with an acquired brain injury."We are all about inclusion," Vicki Greene, the foundation's vice president of development, said of the mission...

Survey seeks veterans with PTSD, brain injury

...The American Legion is urging veterans with traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder to participate in...created a committee to study treatments used for traumatic brain injury and PTSD by the private sector and by the departments...

Florida State coach says penalty 'hit home' for star QB

...Kiffin, alleging he was forced to play in a game while ill.Baucham claims he suffered cardiopulmonary damage and brain injury when he played against California on Sept. 22, 2012, two months after suffering a concussion.Baucham's lawsuit...

Brain-injury panel is labeled a 'sham' by players' lawyer

...emerging science linking concussions to neurological problems for decades, even after the NFL created a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury committee in 1994. The panel was led by a rheumatologist."It set up a sham committee designed to get information...

Thousands affected by brain injury

...Health System in its 2nd Annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk on Saturday.Awareness of traumatic brain injury got a temporary boost earlier this...The effects in mild traumatic brain injury can be subtle, from memory problems...

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Some brain-injury victims can recognize liars

Some brain-injury victims who lose the ability to understand speech develop a talent...published in Thursday's issue of the journal Nature. The study involved brain-injury patients with aphasia. Often, other people's words are little more...

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Promising brain injury vaccine discovered

...prevented the action of a protein that causes damage after brain injury. Dr. Matthew During, professor of neurosurgery at...creating antibodies that neutralize the protein after brain injury. In the study, some rats were immunized with the anti-NMDA...

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