Iraq’s Mild Brain Injuries
Mild brain injuries don't receive much attention in the press, but the tide is turning due to the overwhelming numbers coming out of Iraq. I had the recent honor of participating in Fred Mogul's report on mild brain injury for WNYC's Morning Edition:
Troops returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan face many challenges getting life back to normal — particularly those who have suffered debilitating physical injuries. But increasingly a class with mild-but-disturbing injuries is emerging. They’re soldiers who might not seem to have been injured at all, only to find out later that they’re steadily losing hearing, eyesight, memory and other brain functions.
Click here to read or listen to the report.
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