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Jagged debris lacerates the Marine’s face and hands as he dives behind the jeep seeking cover from an improvised explosive device blast 50 meters away.  He’s not sure how long it is before the unit corpsman reaches him and finds …
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In recognition of National Mental Health Month, take a look at what VA Research is doing for a special population of Veterans with both traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder. For more information, go to www.research.va.gov

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Story by Lisa Daniel, American Forces Press Service Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps medical specialists and civilian experts are working closely with one another to develop the best traumatic brain injury prevention, diagnosis and treatment practices. “(The Defense …
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By Shannon Carabajal, Army Medicine From www.army.mil FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1.7 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, each year. Of those, 52,000 people die. TBI …
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By Cheryl Pellerin, AFPS From www.defense.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new concussion care program being fielded by the Marine Corps in Afghanistan is giving psychiatrists, physicians and even chaplains and sergeants a better way to treat those with the No. …
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