Category Archives: brain-injury-2

September .13 .2015

Back to School Safety Tips for Motorists

Our children are walking and cycling to school, and for some it is the first time. Vancouver Police are reminding motorists to slow down and pay attention in school zones. According to The Province,...
September .5 .2015

Will Smith’s New Movie “Concussion” Horrifies NFL

This Christmas, SONY pictures will release a film titled Concussion, a drama capturing the struggles Dr. Bennett Omalu endured after discovering a pattern of CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) in...
August .30 .2015

All Youth Sports Pose Concussion Risks

The New York Times highlights how children who participate in all youth sports can be affected by concussions. Recent news regarding long-term brain damage affecting NFL players has prompted parents...
July .24 .2015

White Brain Matter, Depression and Concussions

Have you had a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury? Do you suffer from symptoms of irritability, depression, and anxiety? A recent study suggests damaged white brain matter, the brain’s...
July .11 .2015

Soccer Causes Deadly Concussions

Soccer player Curtis Baushke died after suffering multiple concussions, despite playing a “safer sport” according to The New York Times. Sadly, Curtis wrote a paper titled “Concussions” for a college...
June .16 .2015

The ‘Crosby Effect’ Raises Brain Injury Awareness

Concussions should never be ignored. Even minor head and brain trauma can create serious, lifelong com­pli­ca­tions. This is sadly il­lus­trated by hockey su­per­star Sid­ney Crosby and his battle...
May .25 .2015

28 % of NFL Players Suffer Brain Trauma

Football players who lose consciousness after concussions are more likely to suffer from memory loss later in life according to a recent study conducted by retired NFL players. “Our results do...
May .25 .2015

Concussion Safety through Education

Keeping children and teens healthy and safe is always a top priority, especially when engaging in sports. The serious, cumulative, and long-lasting effects of concussions cannot be overstated. Signs...
May .8 .2015

A Parent’s Guide: Youth Sports Concussions

The impact of missed childhood sports concussions can be devastating. Parents familiar with concussion symptoms help their child play sports in the safest way possible. "It's critical to be aware of...
May .7 .2015

NFL Settlement with Retired Players Confirms Brain Injury Severity

The long-term effects of NFL player head injuries are in the news again. The NFL and former players are settling a class-action lawsuit according to USA Today. A federal judge is resolving thousands...

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