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The serious consequences of traumatic brain injuries


Individuals who suffer a traumatic brain injury can experience serious harm that may lead to permanent disability and the need for long-term care. Victims of TBI may experience impaired thinking, memory, movement, vision, hearing or emotional disruptions. Because of the significant impact a TBI can have on a victim, the effects of a TBI can also impact families of the victim.

MMA fighters may risk brain injury


Brain damage is one of the most serious consequences that can develop from brain injuries. In fact, almost 100,000 people sustain brain injuries in the U.S. every year, including some residents of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A brain injury can result either from work-related accidents or car crashes. An individual may even suffer a brain injury from sports activities and contact sports, including football, boxing and even mixed martial arts.

Female rapper required to pay millions to assault victim


Head trauma often has long-lasting effects on an injury victim. It can cause permanent disability and complications that may require long-term care and substantial medical expenses. Americans, including those in Oklahoma, can suffer brain damage from motor-vehicle and workplace accidents, as well as from assaults by other people.

Chance of early death 3 times more likely after brain injury

There is rarely any good news regarding the effects of a brain injury, and unfortunately, a JAMA Psychiatry study published on Jan. 15 reaches yet another negative conclusion. The life expectancy of someone who has suffered a traumatic brain injury may be three times lower than that of someone who has not had a similar injury, according to the study. 

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