By Debbie Gregory. Hundreds of thousands of military personnel have been diagnosed with some level of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the past decade, many as a result of combat injury. TBI can have long-term and often times severe effects on service members’ lives, affecting their ability to work, interact with others, manage basic living […]
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By Debbie Gregory. Modern body armor better protects warfighters against shrapnel from explosive blasts. However, they still face a hidden threat — the resulting blast pressure and shock wave which could cause traumatic brain injury (TBI). Navy researchers are developing a wearable system that could help determine the severity of a brain injury, often called […]
By Debbie Gregory. Military veteran advocates are urging President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump to join forces and pardon tens of thousands of post-9/11 service members whose “bad paper” or “general” discharges were based on infractions related to mental health issues. John Rowan, the national president of the Vietnam Veterans of America says such […]
By Debbie Gregory. Transitioning from the military is an exciting time in your life, but it can also be a little intimidating. In order to help you achieve success, here are some tips to help you navigate your way into your new civilian career: Deal with issues You need to demonstrate that you are a […]
By Debbie Gregory. BrainScope, a Maryland-based biotech firm is working on an easier way to diagnose concussions. The medical neuro-technology company has developed a medical device to aid in the assessment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its milder forms (concussion) at the initial point of care. The handheld, wearable Ahead 300 device uses electrodes […]
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