Head & Brain Injuries
Two women were arguing in a parking lot February 15th. One of the woman then got into her car. She had two children passengers in the car with her. It is unknown why, but the woman turned the car and ran into a telephone pole and a post. A seven year old child in the front seat suffered a head injury and was taken to Creighton University Medical Center. The eight year old passenger suffered...
In just the United States alone, 1,000,000-plus people suffer from head injury each year. Head impact injuries, especially "traumatic brain injuries," can leave the victim in varying states of permanent injury. Blunt trauma to the skull area is the most likely source of traumatic brain injury. With traumatic brain injury, the victim's brain may swell, bruise, and tear.Traumatic Brain...
It is a fact that Nebraska state, county and city law enforcment officers have made a commitment in 2006 to enforce Nebraska's helmet laws, and crack down on area riders' use of the the non-DOT-aprroved "beanie" helmets. The link below (a Motorcprovides some excellent information for those who are in the market to purchase a new helmet for the 2006 riding seasonHOW TO BUY A MOTORCYCLE HELMET...
Taking the good old tradional big yellow bus to school has long been touted as the best way to keep our children safe during transport. But is it? Read the well-researched school bus safety article to help figure out YOUR answer, and thus opinions, reagrding this question and issue.
Medical science has only just begun to unravel the mysteries of brain injury. Consequently, when it happens to you, or someone you love, you find yourself ill-equipped to deal with the sweeping, life changes it brings. Statistics from the National Institutes of Health found that 85% of brain injury patients do not receive any treatment or counseling concerning the long term difficulties caused...
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