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(01/02/16) Three days before Christmas, and the release of Will Smiths movie Concussion, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) announced that in 2016 the committee will begin a review investigating the causes, effects, and treatments for concussions. ...read more
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(11/30/15) For the past 20 years, MetroHealth Medical Center has been the sole provider of Level 1 adult trauma care for the metropolitan Cleveland area's 2 million residents. Located on the city's west side, Cuyahoga County-owned MetroHealth operates one of the ...read more
My injury occurred in March 1994. I went for a mountain bike ride on some local trails. At one point I went down a short steep hill, hit some mud, and was thrown over the handlebars. I landed on my head, felt a huge snap, and by the time that I stopped rolling I realized that I had lost all movement and feeling from my upper chest down. I was alone, frightened and it was late in the evening. Fortunately, just before it got dark two riders found me ...read moreView more survivor stories