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Army now awards Purple Heart for all combat-related concussions
The Army now considers combat-related concussions injuries worthy of the Purple Heart medal, underscoring the gravity of a wound that has been overlooked or dismissed as harmless for decades. The Army’s move to recognize all concussions as serious combat wounds
Pentagon kills traumatic brain injury tests for combat vets
Tests that would have more accurately measured the rate of traumatic brain injury in troops returning to the U.S. from combat in the Middle East have been barred from completion, according to a USA Today report.
Clemson research offers hope for TBI patients
New hope for people living with the physical and mental impairments of traumatic brain injury has emerged from Clemson University. Assistant professor of bioengineering Ning Zhang used a combination of synthetic and natural materials in developing an injectable biomaterial that
Traumatic brain injuries become a priority in U.S. military
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are being taken much more seriously in the U.S. armed forces now than ever. Doctors and scientists estimate that as many as twenty percent of troops returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan have some form
Camp Lejeune’s toxic water supply may have sickened half a million
As many has half a million people who lived on or near the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina have been exposed to highly toxic chemicals that infiltrated the camp’s groundwater from 1957 to 1987. The U.S.