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Top 4 Causes Of Brain Injury And Compensation Claims

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Top 4 Causes Of Brain Injury And Compensation Claims

Our brains help us function and interpret ourselves as well as our surroundings. If we sustain a head injury, it will disrupt the brain’s ability to process, store, and retrieve information. Brain damage can ultimately hinder with our ability to control our body, emotions, and social interaction. To that end, Traumatic Brain Injury or TBI…

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Overheating Athletes: Preventing Dehydration Under The Hot Summer Sun

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Overheating Athletes: Preventing Dehydration Under The Hot Summer Sun

With the solstice behind us and the sun warming up for the summer, young athletes tackling the heat for sports practice need to take extra precautions to remain hydrated and have ways to cool down when needed. During the hottest months of the year, heat stroke causes the death of a young athlete every other…

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How To Save Lives With Automated Defibrillators

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How To Save Lives With Automated Defibrillators

Defibrillators can save lives – no doubt about it. When a person suffers a sudden cardiac arrest, the chances that they will survive and recover diminish dramatically with each minute that passes by. An automated external defibrillator, or AED, can be used to diagnose the patient and restore their heart’s natural rhythm, so they will…

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Five Famously Influential Physicians

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Five Famously Influential Physicians

Various “medicine men” have played a vital role in advancing our understanding of the human body and mind. Without them, many of our most important modern procedures in medicine, surgery and psychiatry wouldn’t exist. Alexander Fleming Born in Lochfield, Scotland in 1881, Alexander Fleming was a biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. Although he contributed widely to…

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Early Signs of Brain Injury

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Early Signs of Brain Injury

Our brain is the control center of our body. It regulates almost all of life’s basic processes. But just like any other organ, the brain can also experience injury through primary and secondary causes. Brain damage involves the destruction or degeneration of the cells of the brain through trauma, stroke or acquired causes. Traumatic brain…

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