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By On December 17th, 2013

Regulation Change Makes It Easier For Veterans With TBI to Receive Pay for Secondary Illness

New regulation from the Veterans Affairs Department should make it easier for veterans diagnosed with traumatic brain injury and certain other associated ailments to obtain more disability pay, according to Kellie Lunney from Government Executive. The change will eliminate the need for veterans diagnosed with TBI and any of five specific illnesses linked to the…

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By On May 7th, 2013

The U.S. Military Was Sending Concussed Soldiers Back To War

While the U.S. military has recently lept into traumatic brain injury research and awareness in the wake of the massive numbers of soldiers returning home with TBI, they haven’t always been so proactive. Until very recently, traumatic brain injury has been completely neglected by armed forces health experts as an invisible, and therefore unimportant, injury.…

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