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Op-Ed: Warfighter Caregiver community mourns the loss of Cheryl Lynch Special

This past weekend headlines splashed across newspapers reporting the death of a mother on mother's day by her son, but to the veteran advocate and caregiver community Cheryl Lynch was more than just a click-bait headline.

Energy drinks tied to traumatic brain injury in teenagers

Toronto - A new study says teenagers who reported suffering a traumatic brain injury in the past year were seven times likelier to have consumed at least five energy drinks in the past week than teens who had no history of traumatic brain injury.

Scientists explain how the brain 'rewires' itself after injury

A team of scientists say they have discovered the exact areas in the brain that take over when a brain injury occurs. These findings may lead to new treatments for several health issues.

Mystery continues to surround two missing Tennessee children

Unionville - Authorities continue the search for two children initially thought to have died in a house fire that claimed the lives of their grandparents.

Man unaware of nail in his brain undergoes surgery for removal

Oak Lawn - An Illinois man thought he had grazed his head after he shot a nail from a nail gun that went awry when he was in the midst of building a shed on Tuesday morning.

Coma patient woke up just before being taken off life support

Phoenix - A 21-year-old man was reportedly hours away from being taken off life support after having been in a coma since a car accident in October.

New Zealand researchers say pine tree extract may help treat TBI

A new study has suggested that using pine tree extract can help facilitate healing in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients.

CDC reports sports-related brain injuries in children on the rise

A report issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicates brain injuries in children received from participating in sports are on the rise.

Two soldiers recover because of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Two soldiers that were causalities of an IED in Iraq have recovered after being prescribed Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. They are both back on active duty.

TBI and Domestic Violence

The healing process of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is difficult in the best of times. One of the aspects of the injury can be aggressive behaviors that the patient brings on to their family.

Skiing and Helmets Are a good Mix

Natasha Richardson may have died as a result of a blow to her head on a beginner ski slope. So did Boo Sung "James" Moon, 13, in Barrie, Ontario this past February. They were not wearing helmets. Helmets don't always save lives but they protect.

Troops Returning With TBI Could Face Long Term Problems

Brain injuries are becoming a common place thing with troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Returning military personnel are facing depression, dementia and other health care problems.

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