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New report brings hope to those who suffer brain injuries

Any trauma to the head is a big deal, no matter how minor the initial injury may seem. The brain is a very delicate organ, and any type of injury to this organ can be debilitating and permanent. Every year, thousands of people in Delaware and across the country are affected by brain injuries. Fortunately, there may be hope on the horizon.

New CDC report highlights increase in traumatic brain injuries

The human brain is the most complex organ in the body, and it is also one of the most fragile. Any injury to this vital organ can severely disable a person for the rest of his or her life. Unfortunately, traumatic brain injuries are one of the leading causes of death in Delaware and across the United States. Injuries to the head are fairly common, but many people are unaware that they need to seek treatment no matter how minor the injury may seem. One recent study shows a troubling increase in traumatic brain injury (TBI) deaths caused by falls. 

Negligent medical care results in thousands of brain injuries

The brain is one of the most important yet most delicate organs in the human body. Any injury to this vital organ can have permanent ramifications for victims. Brain injuries are some of the most debilitating types of injuries a person can suffer. When these injuries happen as a result of negligence, victims -- including surviving families of deceased victims -- in Delaware can pursue legal action.

Brain injuries: Surfer starts a foundation to help those in need

When a person bumps his or her head, he or she may think it's no big deal. However, even minor head trauma can be enough to result in debilitating injuries to one of the body's most delicate organs. In Delaware and across the country, many who suffer brain injuries often don't recognize the symptoms. One man who recovered from a traumatic brain injury now seeks to help others do the same.

New treatment for brain injuries shows promise

The brain is one of the most important organs in the human body. It's also arguably the most fragile. An injury to the brain can be debilitating and affect a person for the rest of his or her life. Every year, nearly two and a half million people in Delaware and across the United States suffer brain injuries. According to a recent study, a new inexpensive treatment could help prevent brain injury deaths.

Brain injuries: Bone marrow donation leads to man's death

Skilled surgeons and physicians across the country save thousands of lives every year. Unfortunately, there are also thousands of lives that are lost every year before, during and after medical procedures. Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences any Delaware citizen can face. When a loved one is lost as a result of negligence, the experience can be absolutely traumatic. In another state, a lawsuit was filed after alleged negligence caused a man to suffer severe brain injuries that eventually led to his death.

Brain injuries: Family awarded $11.5 million in lawsuit

The human brain is amazing and incredibly complex. However, it is also one of the most fragile organs in the human body. There are many things that can cause injuries to the brain but, in Delaware and across the United States, a common cause for brain injuries is negligent medical care. In another state, a young girl suffered permanent brain injuries as the result of alleged negligent medical treatment and her family filed a lawsuit.

Traumatic brain injuries have permanent ramifications

Biking is a popular form of recreation in Delaware, and riders should always wear protective headgear. While the brain is one of the most important organs in the human body, it is also one of the most fragile. The brain is so complex that scientists still don't fully understand it. One thing is for certain -- life is not possible without this vital organ. Brain injuries can significantly impede a person for the rest of his or her life.

Brain injuries: Shocking statistics and prevention tips

With warmer weather quickly approaching, Delaware citizens will be heading outdoors to enjoy activities such as biking, playing sports and even skateboarding. When participating in these activities, head protection is always recommended. The brain is one of the most important organs in the body, and it is also one of the most fragile. According to the Brain Injury Association of America, brain injuries are one of the top causes of injury and death in America these days.

Brain injuries: Awareness is key

Any head injury is a big deal, no matter how insignificant the initial injury may seem. A blow to the head can lead to concussions and other injuries. Mild traumatic brain injuries are commonly referred to as a silent epidemic. In Delaware and around the country, many who suffer these injuries often fail to recognize the symptoms, so they never seek medical treatment. To help with brain injury awareness, the month of March has been designated as brain injury awareness month.

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