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Junior Seau had chronic traumatic encephalopathy

It was not surprising to learn that Junior Seau had chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Seau took his own life in May 2012 and shocked a nation already reeling over other similar sports deaths. He was a former National Football League (NFL)

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Texas employers must report workplace injuries and illness

If you work in Texas, it is the law that employers report all injuries and illnesses. If you have been injured on the job in Texas, or become ill as a result of conditions in your workplace, your employer is

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Van versus bicycle accident results in $2.3 million wrongful death lawsuit verdict

A 52-year-old man was hit by a van belonging to a hotel corporation, driven by a hotel employee. This case was about being in the wrong place at the wrong time. A 52-year-old man was out riding his bicycle early

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Increased big rig speed on highways may account for more accidents

The good news is that the number of car accidents has gone down. The bad news is that the number of big rig wrecks is on the rise. There are a number of factors at play during a car accident

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Toddler run over by truck does not survive

When an emergency call goes out for help involving a child, the crews know it will be a tough call. This story had one of the worst endings possible, the death of a toddler. A three-year-old boy was run over

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Coaches are behind the times when it comes to traumatic brain injury

Even though traumatic brain injury is receiving more attention than every before, many coaches are lagging behind when it comes to doing something about it. For many areas of the U.S., football is the social stitching that holds the fabric

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Traumatic brain injury is not a pillow fight

Many parents these days think their little football player will be fine with protective headgear. They will likely be wrong. Over the last few years, a significant number of sports celebrities, and other not-so-famous players, have taken their own lives

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Medical Professionals Now Looking At Concussions

It seems to have taken a number of highly-publicized professional athletes to die by their own hand before people started more seriously looking at the long-term issues of traumatic brain injury. Athletes with traumatic brain injury who are still alive

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When the Government Doesn’t Respond to Assist Injured Veterans, Private Enterprise Steps in

Someone needs to take responsibility for the brave souls who fought for our country. If not government, then the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The government has been saying for some time now that they do not have enough funds to

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Nanotechnology May Revolutionize Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Protocols

Exciting new technology may hold the key to better treatment for brain injuries. An exciting development in science is the increasing use of innovative technology in the medical health field. The latest new research, being conducted by the Department of

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