Tag: brain injury

A brain injury can lead to long-term treatment

When a person suffers a brain injury, such as in a motor vehicle accident, it takes time to determine what the future holds. No two people recover in the same manner. Furthermore, no two people suffer the exact same type of injury. There are times when a brain injury leads to long-term treatment. There is

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Will law save Maryland cyclists from brain injuries?

It is probably safe to say that both cyclists and nonriders alike would agree that bike accidents can carry potentially serious injuries. These ramifications could include brain injury, which is especially devastating. This is why wearing a helmet is so important. However, not everyone in Maryland agrees on what laws are needed in order to

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Study: Boxing and brain injuries go hand-in-hand

While it may not be any sort of shocking revelation to Maryland residents, a recent study has documented the tie between a certain type of athlete and a devastating injury. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons recently pointed out that a staggering 90 percent of boxers suffer from brain injuries. While it might appear that

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Researchers say helmet usage can curb brain injuries

The number of teenagers in Maryland and throughout the U.S. who wear bike helmets on a regular basis is almost zero, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That contributes to thousands of personal injuries each year. In fact, doctors in emergency rooms see 153,000 children each year, treating them for head injuries

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Baby’s brain injury casts spotlight on midwifery

The debate over whether home births are safe could ignite in Maryland due to a birth injury that occurred after a midwife attempted to deliver a baby boy. A couple had hired the midwife to deliver their son at their home in March 2010. During the delivery, however, something went terribly wrong, forcing an ambulance

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Football league, military join to address brain injuries

Last week, we wrote about the class-action lawsuit that former professional football players are pursuing against the National Football League over the connection between head injuries and long-term brain damage. The NFL has now teamed with the military to discuss head injuries and their impacts. The NFL and representatives from the U.S. Army and the

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