Traumatic Brain Injury

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Taylor Twellman's foundation, ThinkTaylor, educates kids about concussions.
September 01, 2020

Taylor Twellman encourages 4 million kids to sign concussion pledge

In 2008, Taylor Twellman was among the best players in U.S. Major League Soccer for the New England Revolution. But...

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A traumatic brain injury happens after a blow to the head, which can damage brain cells.
August 06, 2020

What is a traumatic brain injury?

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens after a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. This can cause the brain...

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Better training for emergency medical responders may increase the survival rate of patients with severe head injury.
July 23, 2020

3 studies point the way to better treatment for traumatic brain injury

The National Institutes of Health supports studies that look for better ways to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients. Here...

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Research supported by NIH is showing new ways to diagnose and treat concussions in children.
July 07, 2020

How concussions affect kids and teens

  Christina Master, M.D. Concussions among professional athletes have been covered widely in the media. But Christina Master, M...

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For children and teens, getting treatment within seven days after a concussion can make a big difference in recovery.
June 30, 2020

5 things parents should know about concussions

Brain injury specialist and National Institutes of Health-funded researcher Christina Master, M.D., says new research is changing what we...

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