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US Army treats brain injuries in field

...part of a military effort to better treat and track brain injuries that have become a signature affliction of the war...specialized housing unit for soldiers being treated for brain injuries. "He was in my peripheral vision. I heard a pop...

http://juneauempire.com/kristin-m-hall/2011-07-14/us-army-treats-brain-injuries-
Building on numbers: Assessing housing solutions

...may experience developmental disabilities, mental illness, Alzheimer's, chronic addiction, and/or traumatic brain injuries.Various agencies partnered together to get the projects going in two of Alaska's largest cities."Housing First...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-03/building-numbers-assessing-solutions
Local
House moves PTSD sentencing bill

...stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries as a mitigating factor during...judge to take PTSD and traumatic brain injuries into account as a possibility...identify PTSD and other traumatic brain injuries as either a mental disease or...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/house-moves-ptsd-sentencing-bill
State | AK legislature
Opinion: Truth exposed: We haven't done enough for combat veterans

...It's a proposal that would rightfully allow judges to consider post-traumatic stress (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries as extenuating circumstances when sentencing combat veterans found guilty of certain crimes. It's a well-meaning...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-02/opinion-truth-exposed-we-havent-done-
Opinion
Obama: Too little info about youth concussions

...adults visit hospital emergency rooms each year with brain injuries caused by sports or other recreational activity...House summit was also looking at concussions and other brain injuries suffered by service members. Gen. Ray Odierno...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-30/obama-too-little-info-about-youth-conc
Sports
Judge's decision means NFL may have to pay more

...kicked off and the issue largely went to the back burner, awaiting Brody's decision. The weekly accounting of brain injuries on the field, despite efforts to reduce them, did still make headlines.Both sides said they would try to assure...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-15/judges-decision-means-nfl-may-have-pay
Sports
Early detection of brain injuries could help prevent future tragedies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A boy is dying on the sideline of a high school football game. He is 17 years old, a straight-A student, athletic, the standout running back and homecoming king. His mother is there, pleading for her Nathan to open his eyes. He can't.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-30/early-detection-brain-injuries-could-h
Sports
David Paul convicted of manslaughter

...week-long trial, prosecutors argued that Paul abused the infant, possibly by shaking, which resulted in her fatal brain injuries. Orr was found seizing at home on Aug. 9, 2010, and was flown to a Seattle hospital where she died a week later...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-17/david-paul-convicted-manslaughter
Local
Harborview doctor suspected abuse of 4-month-old baby who died

...death summary listing Orr's cause of death as severe brain injuries and subdural brain hemorrhaging.Prosecutors charged...defense was striving to establish: in assessing Orr's brain injuries and seizures, "you have to put all those together...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-26/harborview-doctor-suspected-abuse-4-mon
Local
Father on trial found not guilty of murder, guilty of manslaughter

...four-week-long trial, prosecutors argued that Paul abused the infant, possibly by shaking, which resulted in her fatal brain injuries. Orr was found seizing at home on Aug. 9, 2010, and was flown to a Seattle hospital where she died a week later...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-17/father-trial-found-not-guilty-murder-gu
Local

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