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My Turn: An open plea to fellow cyclists

...helmet. Several of the doctors asked to take photos of it to share with their colleagues and staff in the treatment of head trauma, and to drive home the absolute necessity of wearing a helmet.I bike to work frequently and count the number of hardcore...
Shaken baby murder trial to begin Monday

...before a grand jury that the death was caused by something akin to Shaken Baby Syndrome, now referred to as Abusive Head Trauma.The King County Medical Examiner in Seattle also said Orr had older injuries that predated the head injury, including...
Dying sex offender's family pleads for mercy

...His physical ailments stem from a life of poverty, which has taken its toll, the family said. They said he suffered head trauma when he was young, and that he had a crippling heart attack about six years ago.Mentally, he has serious issues...
Harborview doctor suspected abuse of 4-month-old baby who died

...the morning of Aug. 9, and that Orr died of something akin to Shaken Baby Syndrome, or as it's called now Abusive Head Trauma. The defense, meanwhile, says Orr did not die from injuries suffered that morning, but that she had a chronic subdural...
DAY 6: Doctor testifies in murder trial

...SBS) theory, which is now referred to as Abusive Head Trauma, has evolved over time, is disputed and has been absent in 10 to 15 percent of children with abusive head trauma.Sugar agreed with Hedland that prolonged seizures can...
Early detection of brain injuries could help prevent future tragedies

...might - help prevent future tragedies often linked to head trauma in football players and military veterans.The problem...military veterans and others who've suffered repeated head trauma, is that it couldn't happen until the person already...
Day 4: Judge denies request for mistrial in David Paul murder trial

...jury proceedings that Orr may have died from something akin to Shaken Baby Syndrome, or as it's now called, Abusive Head Trauma.Testimony is expected to continue Thursday with JPD Det. Kim Horn on the stand. Jurors on Wednesday heard an audio...
Man injured in ATV accident sent to hospital in Seattle

...all-terrain vehicle accident near Lemon Creek early this morning. Jordan Irwin, 20, the driver of the ATV, suffered head trauma and chest injury. His injuries, including a closed head wound and a collapsed lung on the left side, necessitated...
Helmet law justified for the kids' sake

...activity where there is a risk of head trauma. My children were not able to...Busey - even adults can suffer head trauma and need to wear helmets. I also...risk for them of either severe head trauma, brain damage or death that might...
Beating victim in critical care

...Native Medical Center identified the man as Kenneth Thomas, 36. He was in critical condition with significant blunt head trauma when he was flown out of Juneau on Tuesday morning, said Bartlett Regional Hospital spokeswoman Marijo Toner. Another...


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