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car crash

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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.

Data: Big downsides to lax helmet law

Two new studies prove what Michigan doctors said five years ago—a loosening of helmet laws would bring medical and financial consequences.

Pay attention, fellas

Distracted driving continues to be a problem—and young men are often the culprits, according to a new study.

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‘It makes me proud’

Fifteen artists who suffered traumatic brain injuries showcase their artwork.

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‘God wasn’t finished telling her story’

Two years after a terrible car crash, Kathryn Dotas returns to the pediatric intensive care unit to thank the team that saved her life.

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Creating a new life canvas

After a car crash and traumatic brain injury, Brenda Bristol learns to communicate anew through art.

Death and disability from injuries down worldwide

Rate has dropped by nearly one-third since 1990.

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