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traumatic 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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‘It makes me proud’

Fifteen artists who suffered traumatic brain injuries showcase their artwork.

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‘You’re one in 1,000’

After suffering severe injuries in a car-deer accident, Linda Ball stages a recovery that impresses her family and medical team.

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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.

Nearly all autopsied NFL players show brain disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection.

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‘Your life changes in an instant’

As an EMT, Tim Hoffman was used to helping people. After a traumatic brain injury in an ambulance crash, he's now the one being helped.

Getting up-close with brains

Pediatric neurosurgery and injury prevention experts share "ThinkFirst" anatomy and injury prevention lessons to middle-schoolers.

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‘You’re amazing, boy’

Jake Rodgers, 17, plays the guitar again for the first time since suffering a traumatic brain injury.

New hope in brain trauma treatment

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

There’s nowhere to hide from brain injuries

7 things caregivers and friends need to know, from a doctor's perspective.

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