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trauma

New guidelines on ADHD

Criteria raises the minimum age for onset of symptoms to age 12 and encourages doctors to rule out other causes of the behavior.

Patient Story

Chasing the next adventure

After a motorcycle accident and two hip surgeries, Antonio Kilgo gets back on the open road—but sees life with new eyes.

Patient Story

‘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.

The hidden fallout of stroke

The limited mobility of stroke survivors puts them at increased risk of osteoporosis, broken bones and falls—but most are never screened for these problems.

Patient Story

‘It’s amazing he survived’

After a car crashed through a store and struck Elias Dababneh, it took a team to save his life and set him on the road to recovery.

Patient Story

‘In God’s hands’

A deer collided into his motorcycle, throwing Ken Pierce to the pavement and breaking his ribs. An innovative 'rib plating' surgery offered a quicker recovery with less pain.

Her mission: Keep seniors fall-free

Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'

‘Bystanders are usually the first responders’

A new program encourages public spaces to add tourniquet kits—and it offers free training to all who want it.

Can just 5 therapy sessions work for those with PTSD?

Written exposure therapy may reduce attrition and transcend previously observed barriers to treatment for both patients and providers.

A victim of tragedy: Your heart

For women especially, multiple traumatic experiences are apt to cause health problems that can lead to heart disease.

Patient Story

‘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.

Nearly all autopsied NFL players show brain disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection.

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