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Stories with subject: Trauma
  • Veterans with PTSD praise audio-therapy results 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 1:54 am

    SARASOTA, Florida - On March 23, 1994, as it made its approach to Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, the nose of an F-16 clipped the right rear elevator of a C-130 in mid-air. Although the stricken transport managed to circle around for a safe landing, the jet fighter crew had to eject as their doomed plane, on full afterburner, hurtled toward the base.

  • Movement to curtail concussions and make sports safer 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 4:49 pm

    SHERIDAN, Wyoming - When an athlete breaks a bone, sprains a joint or tears a ligament, the damage is easily identified by bruising, swelling and obvious pain.

  • Review finds problems with ex-medical examiner's autopsies 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 7:26 pm

    HELENA, Montana - An independent review found significant problems with a half-dozen infant and child autopsies performed by a former Montana associate medical examiner, including missed, ignored or discounted brain injuries that should have prompted further investigation into how the children were killed.

  • Former NFLer Ben Utecht writing book about head trauma 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 2:44 pm

    NEW YORK - Ben Utecht, the former NFL tight end who became a leading advocate for players suffering from head trauma, is working on a memoir.