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By On June 3rd, 2015

Tracy Morgan: The Long Road Back to Laughter

I watched Tracy Morgan’s first interview since sustaining his brain injury along with other physical injuries almost one year ago when a Wal-Mart semi-truck crashed into his limo. Morgan got quite emotionally upset during the course of the interview.  He became repeatedly tearful as Matt Lauer asked him about his recollection of the accident and…

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By On January 31st, 2014

Doctors waking Schumacher from coma

Physicians in Grenoble, France are working to lighten Michael Schumacher from his medically induced coma. Schumacher received a severe brain injury in fall while skiing several weeks ago and his condition has been subject to much speculation. Emergency surgery to remove blood clots on his brain and reduce intra-cranial pressure took place at the hospital…

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By On July 12th, 2013

It’s a Family Affair: Welcome to the “New Normal”

Following a brain injury the person enters into a system of medical care starting with a hospital’s Emergency Department, then to the ICU and onto to acute care. In the immediate post-accident phase the focus is on stabilizing the patient’s vital functions and determining the medical care which is needed to save their life and…

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By On May 30th, 2013

Traumatic Brain Injury – A Family Affair

Too often the families of traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors are forgotten.  The doctors and nurses are busy tending to the needs of the patient, which is to be expected.  During the initial phases of recovery, everyone is concerned about the survival of the patient and what the long-term recovery will be like.  How will…

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