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About Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Injury Awareness Month
October 22, 2012
Brain Injury Awareness Month shines a spotlight on the progress and benefits of brain research — for civilian and military populations.
The Basics of TBI
July 5, 2012
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when something outside the body hits the head with a lot of force, and no two brain injuries are exactly alike.
More Injury Prevention Efforts Needed for Veterans with TBI
May 5, 2012
Veterans with traumatic brain injury are sustaining new, nonfatal injuries after being discharged from inpatient care.
Once a Warrior, Always a Warrior
June 13, 2011
There’s combat. Then, there’s the life afterward. This book is about surviving the war back home, written by a Colonel who understands.
December 30, 2010
Cumulative concussions — or repeat blows to the head — can have serious, long-term consequences. Learn more.
Culture Change: How Brain Injuries Are Handled in the Military
October 20, 2010
From the top medical and non-medical command down, brain injuries must be taken seriously in the military.
Single Versus Cumulative Concussion
October 20, 2010
For most people after a single concussion, a 7-10 day course of rest and recovery clears up most problems. Recurring TBIs are a different story.
Military Traumatic Brain Injury: An Examination of Important Differences
October 1, 2010
Evidence for primary blast effects upon the central nervous system is limited and controversial. Learn more.
Blast Injuries Versus Sports Injuries
July 29, 2010
What are the similarities and differences between sports injuries and blast injuries?
Survive, Thrive, and Alive: Understanding TBI
January 26, 2009
Get a glimpse of the aftermath of TBI from the perspectives of medical professionals and a handful of people with TBI.
A video blog by Veteran Adam Anicich
BrainLine Military Blogger Adam Anicich Says Thank You and Goodbye for Now
Adam thanks you — his blog viewers and supporters — and encourages you to continue the discussion and awareness raising about TBI and PTSD; the battle does not stop here.
At College, Move Beyond the Stigma of Asking for Help After a Brain Injury
If extra time on a test or memory aids can make life easier during college, why not use them? Adam talks about moving past the "stigma" of using disability services and getting the help you need to succeed in college.