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K. Lindsay Rakers

Traumatic Brain Injuries Don’t Just Affect Athletes

Lately, we have heard a lot about NFL head injuries. ┬áProfessional football players are hit in the head so many times throughout the course of a practice and game that the National Football League has been under fire lately. ┬áThe […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Often Overlooked

A traumatic brain injury (TBI), typically resulting from car crashes, slip and falls, or other severe impacts, may occur without the victim even realizing they have suffered an injury at all. Although the victim may look and speak normally, dangerous […]

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Toddler with Brain Injury Starting to Make Strides

I continue to follow the story of little Tripp Halstead and his loving family. The above photo was taken of Tripp the day before his injury. If you haven't heard Tripp's story,…

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Storms and Strong Winds Affect Many

When a bad storm hits, we see images in the news media outlets of those people living in the heart of the storm's wake. We should be reminded, however, that families living away from the…

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Are You Ready for Some Football? Grab Your Helmets!

I'm no different than the rest of Americans as Fall approaches. I instantly think of sweatshirts, chili, pumpkins and football! I'm a Dallas Cowboys fan – don't hold it against me….