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Traumatic Brain Injury

Jack, Jr. and Jack, Sr. Cavanaugh. (credit: Cavanaugh Family Photo)

A Father’s Day Miracle For One Delaware County Family

The Cavanaugh’s 21-year-old son, Jack, Jr., had fallen from a railing 12 feet above the ground, inside of their vacation home in the Poconos. At that moment both Jack and Anna weren’t sure their son was alive.

06/13/2014

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Study: Commonly Used Football Helmets Do Little To Protect Against Traumatic Brain Injuries

The research, which was released Monday, reveals that the helmets currently used on the field may do little to protect against hits to the side of the head, which can cause brain injuries and encephalopathy.

02/17/2014

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Christiana Care Health System And The ‘Think First’ Program

After an accident, Brian Vincenzo was left with a traumatic brain injury—among other things—and his prognosis was grim. But with the care at Christiana Care Health System, he is doing well.

04/17/2012

Dr. Jill Biden, left, and first lady Michelle Obama, right, make remarks prior to U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden hosting a meeting with a bipartisan group of governors in the State Dining Room of the White House February 28, 2010 in Washington, DC. Obama commented on the Wisconsin labor standoff. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden Announce ‘Joining Forces’ Initiative At University Of Pennsylvania

First Lady Michelle Obama visited Penn, today, to announce a new initiative in the nation’s nursing schools. The program is aimed at helping veterans and their families.

04/11/2012

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Marlton Non-Profit Supports Returning Vets With Man’s Best Friend

Semper Fido is training dogs to serve vets with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

06/14/2011

(US Navy petty officer Coryann Manwaring tends to a wounded American soldier who had just arrived in the trauma ward at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan.   Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Part 1: The ‘Signature Injury’ of This War

An estimated 12 to 20 percent of veterans returning from “Operation Enduring Freedom” will have traumatic brain injury, TBI.

06/03/2011

(US Army soldiers salute during a ceremony after arriving home from Iraq.   Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Part 4: Combatting Homelessness Among Vets

For thousands of soldiers, a new battle will begin: to adjust here at home. Not all will succeed, and the most vulnerable may end up on the street.

06/03/2011