Car Accidents Can Cause Traumatic Brain Injuries

Nebraska Traumatic Brain Injuries

Common Questions, Myths, and Misconceptions about Car Crash TBIs Did you know that more than half of the traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) reported in the United States each year are caused by car accidents? Traumatic brain injury is one of those terms you hear often but might not know how to define. Certainly, it sounds […]

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Common Questions about Spinal Cord Injuries

Common Questions about Spinal Cord Injuries

In most cases, the average American family can’t cover the costs associated with a spinal cord injury. According to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, severe spinal cord injuries cost more than $1 million the first year and incur high annual costs each year after. If you or someone you care about suffered a spinal […]

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Football Brain Injuries and Fan Perception

football brain injury illustration brain in helmet

In a recent post, we discussed football-related brain injuries in Nebraska as well as details regarding second-impact syndrome (SIS) and contact sports like football. In particular, we focused on the risks of brain injuries in youth sports and emphasized the importance of parents, coaches, schools, and sports organizers working together to improve training and awareness, […]

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The Other Blind Side: Football Brain Injuries in Nebraska

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For the last several years, more than 100 million people have tuned in to watch the Super Bowl, one of the most popular (and profitable) sporting events in the world. In a recent Sports Illustrated poll, 26.7 percent of respondents (random fans from 30 states across the U.S.) said football was more important than religion; […]

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