SDBIF Current Events

CTE Diagnosed In Action Sports Star Dave Mirra
Months after committing suicide, Dave Mirra has become the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE by Robert
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Veterans Get Mental Health Services They Deserve at Cohen Clinic
The Cohen family partners with USC to serve families in Los Angeles. by Lynn Lipinski, tfm.USC.edu (Autumn 2016) — PEACE
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Henderson veteran, service dog sharing message about brain injury, PTSD
By John Prybys, LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL (August 22, 2016) — Randy Dexter and Captain are more than just dog owner
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FDA Approves First Cognitive Screening Test For Head Injury Patients
By Alyssa Navarro, Tech Times (August 23, 2016) — Federal health regulators in the United States approved on Monday the
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Brain cells restored by stem cell therapy following stroke, neurological diseases
When a person has a stroke, blood flow to the brain is interrupted, causing brain cells to die within minutes
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Concussion Rates Rising Significantly in Adolescents
UCSF Researchers Advocate Prioritizing Teens for Education and Prevention by Scott Maier (August 17, 2016) — The number of Americans
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Mensa Education and Research Foundation Celebrates SDBIF
Award recognizes outstanding work in the area of human intelligence ARLINGTON, TEXAS (July 5, 2016) — The Mensa Foundation presented
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A NASCAR great battling dementia pledges brain donation
LOUDON, N.H. (AP), (July 16, 2016) – He was one of NASCAR’s first superstars, but Fred Lorenzen’s memories of his
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Are kids getting more concussions than we realize?
By Nadia Kounang, CNN – Every year, almost half a million (PDF) children across the United States visit emergency rooms
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What to do when kids, teens suffer concussion from sports and recreational activities
Rachel Ranosam, Tech Times (June 21, 2016) – A little rough-and-tumble action while playing in school or at the playground
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