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Veterans Clinic at the University of Missouri School of Law to Host TBI Symposium on November 11

WHAT: The Veterans Clinic at the University of Missouri School of Law will host its second annual symposium, “Traumatic Brain Injury: Lessons Learned from Our Nation’s Athletes and Military,” that will feature professionals knowledgeable in veterans’ issues including the effects of traumatic brain injury. These professionals will discuss the relationship between injuries observed in athletes…
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U.S. Army Looks for Ways to Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries

A television station in Huntsville, Alabama — WHNT — has reported that the U.S. Army is making good use of a $500,000 grant it received from the National Football League to explore ways to prevent concussions. “This is a problem that does affect the Army, when paratroopers fall, part of their landing procedures are to fall,…
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Attorney: History of Concussions in Sports May be Precursor to Military Suicides

Tom Robenalt, a Chicago traumatic brain injury attorney, pointed recently to a study in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, which suggested that multiple traumatic brain injuries or concussions, may be the precursor to military suicides, just as it is with sports-related suicides. The study goes further than just suggesting there may be a link between military…
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