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Stories with subject: Trauma
  • Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:17 pm
  • NEW YORK - About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a growing body of research documenting head trauma among young offenders.

  • Study: MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 1:10 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - A new study says about a third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts.

  • Report: Albuquerque boy died from 'blunt trauma' 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 6:36 pm
  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Albuquerque boy allegedly kicked to death by his mother last year had injuries over much of his body and died from "blunt trauma."

  • LA doctors practice speeding up trauma care 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 3:07 am
  • WEST HOLLYWOOD, California - Before the car-wreck victim reached the emergency room, doctors, residents and nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center knew what to expect by glancing at their smartphones.

  • Va. professor champions shoes with GPS tracking 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 10:31 am
  • FAIRFAX, Virginia - Andrew Carle, an assistant professor at George Mason University and a consultant on senior housing issues, is always looking for new technology to improve the lives of the elderly. He's even coined a term for his life's work: "nana technology."

  • House committee moves PTSD sentencing bill 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 7:40 pm
  • JUNEAU, Alaska - The House Special Committee on Military and Veterans' Affairs moved a bill Thursday allowing judges to consider post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries as a mitigating factor during sentencings of combat veterans.