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brain injury

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‘A 5 percent chance of living’

After battling back from a devastating brain injury suffered in a car crash, this young man walks side-by-side with his mom as he stakes claim to a new life.

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A melody for recovery

At age 17, Shawn Wieland suffered a traumatic brain injury in a winter car crash. Twenty years later, he's back to walking and playing guitar.

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‘I love you so much’

Jason Blakeslee almost died in a motorcycle crash. With the help of art and occupational therapy, he's regaining mobility and danced with his wife at a recent wedding.

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He’s ‘just doing amazing’

Under a neurologist’s watchful eye, the ketogenic diet puts food in the role of medicine for a preschooler with epilepsy.

New hope in brain trauma treatment

Deep brain stimulation could help patients overcome behavioral and emotional problems associated with serious injury.

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Spirits soar with special airport tour

Memories take flight for man with traumatic brain injury.

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‘I didn’t think I’d make it’

Creativity and technology helped motorcycle crash survivor Derrick Curtis along his road to recovery.

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Sara’s advice: Never give up

‘People think a brain injury is like a broken arm that will heal, but it’s not.’

Protect your noggin

Expert shares Top 5 tips for preventing brain-jarring falls.

Blood test may help diagnose concussions

Tell-tale protein can be found in blood as long as a week after a head injury.

Could helmet-less football practices prevent concussions?

Without protection, players learn to guard their heads.

‘Bubble-wrap for the brain’

New 'collar' aims to shield athletes from concussions.

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