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Article ID: 697431

Military Personnel Show Brain Changes Similar to Those Seen in Retired Football Players with Suspected Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Molecular tracer combined with PET scans show locations and concentrations of abnormal proteins associated with degenerative brain disease

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Article ID: 696956

LLNL Applies High-Performance Computing to Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Through a new multi-year project involving the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Livermore (LLNL), Lawrence Berkeley (LBNL) and Argonne (ANL) national laboratories, in collaboration with the Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI) consortium led by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), scientists and engineers plan to simultaneously challenge DOE’s supercomputing resources, advance artificial intelligence capabilities and enable a precision medicine approach for traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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Article ID: 696745

Expert Provides Tips on How to Help Children Handle Scary News

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

When tragic or violent events occur, parents may wonder about how to help their kids understand the graphic images and emotional video footage that they may see. Stephanie Marcy, PhD, psychologist at Children's Hospital Los Angeles suggests a few guidelines to keep in mind so parents can be better equipped to help their children handle scary news.

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27-Jun-2018 3:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696679

Teens with Concussion May Benefit from Earlier Physical Therapy

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For adolescents with symptoms following a concussion, starting physical therapy (PT) earlier – within less than three weeks after the injury – provides outcomes similar to those of later PT, suggests a study in the July issue of The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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Article ID: 696427

Mount Sinai Health System Launches ‘Road To Resilience’ Podcast

Mount Sinai Health System

Series Provides Unique Insight on Recovering from Stress and Trauma

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21-Jun-2018 8:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696356

GW Expert Available to Discuss Health Impacts, Psychological Trauma of Separating Families, Children at U.S. Border

George Washington University

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Article ID: 696102

Looking Back at RFK’s Assassination: A Medical Analysis of His Injuries and Neurosurgical Care

Journal of Neurosurgery

Covers the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. The authors “review the eyewitness reports of the mechanism of injury, the care rendered for 3 hours prior to the emergency craniotomy, the clinical course, and, ultimately, the autopsy.” The discussion of autopsy findings is supplemented by an artist’s depiction of the extent of Senator Kennedy’s head injury.

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Article ID: 696238

Johns Hopkins Expert on Toxic Stress of Separating Children from Parents —U.S. Policy to Deter Border Crossing

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

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Article ID: 696219

New App Teaches Citizens to ‘Stop the Bleed,’ Save a Life

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Knowing what to do to save a life in the aftermath of a mass trauma event is now at the touch of a button. The Uniformed Services University’s (USU) National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) recently launched “Stop the Bleed,” a free iPhone and Android app designed to teach users how to stop life-threatening bleeding in an emergency – and hopefully save lives.

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