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Category: Brain Injuries

  • USING HEALTH INSURANCE FOR CAR ACCIDENT INJURIES

    Jun 1
    After suffering injuries in a car accident, many people find themselves puzzled concerning who will pay their medical bills and whether they should use their health insurance. This confusion is understandable. The last thing you want to worry about after an auto accident, especially one caused by someone else’s negligence, is whether your health insurance covers your injuries. In...
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  • SAFETY PRECAUTIONS THAT HELP PREVENT TRAUMATIC

    Mar 18
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 2.5 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year. The brain is the most vital of our organs and is responsible for controlling our thought, vision, breathing, motor skills, memory, and every process that regulates our bodies. Causes of TBI include falls, being...
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  • 3 WAYS TO PREVENT COMMON FOURTH OF JULY ACCIDENTS

    Jun 16
    Nothing says “summertime” like the Fourth of July holiday. Normally, you can find me spending time with friends and family at a cookout or the beach, enjoying fireworks at Mount Trashmore in Virginia Beach, or taking in a baseball game. Most important of all, the Fourth of July is a time I enjoy celebrating the...
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  • HOW TO HELP YOUR LOVED ONE RECOVER FROM A BRAIN INJURY

    Apr 6
    Suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be absolutely devastating. Oftentimes, the road to recovery is not a swift or easy one. In many instances, brain injury survivors will rely on family caregivers to help them through this process, which may include relearning certain skills and talking about their feelings in a safe space. If...
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  • HOW DOES A CHILD BRAIN INJURY IMPACT ONE’S FUTURE QUALITY OF LIFE?

    Mar 16
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability for children across the U.S. Additionally, statistics show that rates of TBI-related visits to the ER are some of the highest among children four years old or younger. The symptoms and overall effects of TBI...
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  • CAN TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES IMPACT HEART HEALTH?

    Mar 10
    While many types of injuries like bruises or broken bones will heal with care and time, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are much different. TBIs can have devastating long-term physical, cognitive, social, and financial ramifications that can impact a person for years to come. One of the lesser-known effects of traumatic brain injuries has to do...
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  • BURN PREVENTION & FIRE SAFETY TIPS

    Feb 8
    The American Burn Association observes Burn Awareness Week each year during the first full week of February. This time gives organizations and individuals a window of opportunity to educate on fire and burn safety as well as spread awareness on vital prevention measures. This year’s theme for Burn Awareness Week, which takes place from February 7-13, 2021,...
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