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By On March 1st, 2019

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Every day, approximately 153 people in America die from injuries related to traumatic brain injury (TBI). Yearly, brain injuries account for more than 2,500,000 emergency room visits and 282,000 hospitalizations. While many will quickly recover from the most common form of TBI – frequently referred to as a concussion – millions each year experience long-term…

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By On March 2nd, 2017

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

The Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital joins the Brain Injury Association of America in announcing March as Brain Injury Awareness Month with Brain Injury Awareness Day on March 22nd. Over 12 million individuals are living with brain injury. This can cause a lifetime of disability which affects the person as well as their loved…

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By On March 18th, 2013

Ex-NFL Player Brian Westbrook Spreads Brain Injury Awareness

Since the end of the season the number of current and former professional football players speaking out about brain injury and the NFL has dwindled to the short comments some higher profile players are forced to give to over-eager paparazzi, but this month a few retired grid iron vets have worked to spread awareness in the…

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