STATISTICS ON CHILDREN AND FATAL BRAIN INJURIES

While brain injuries are a very serious concern for people of all ages, it is particularly important for parents and those who take care of a child to understand the risks that children face each day. In Huntington, and everywhere else in the state of West Virginia,...

PLAYGROUNDS AND TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that over 200,000 children are injured on playgrounds each year. Among the children who are injured, many suffer traumatic brain injuries, which may cause short-term and long-term problems for the children and...

HOW CAN I PREVENT A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY?

There are many activities that present a heightened risk of traumatic brain injuries, according to the New York State Department of Health. For example, if you are involved in team sports, ride a bicycle or operate a motor vehicle, you should be aware of the traumatic...