Strokes: What did They Know and When Did They Know it?

As a few of my closest friend already know, I ended up in ICU exactly 2 weeks ago because of a hemorrhagic stroke. Totally unexpected and caught everyone off-guard – especially me! I was fortunate for many reasons, one of … Continue reading

UPMC: Infographic: Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injury

EDITOR’S NOTE: We received this infographic late last year from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with permission to share with our readers: A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have many faces. Depending upon where a blow to the head strikes … Continue reading

New NIOSH Brain Injury Warning to NFL Players

Now this is a what a safety warning should look like. Larry Kaminski just received this letter and study summary from the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety*, the federal research agency that works with OSHA (Occupational Safety and … Continue reading

Re-Inventing the Wheel… Over and Over and Over

It turns out that the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) turned out a very detailed study on MTBI (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) and it was released to Congress… back in 2003! Their findings are dramatic and conducted with the kind … Continue reading