Vail Daily health column: Learn the traumatic brain injury ‘danger signs’

Vail Daily health column: Learn the traumatic brain injury ‘danger signs’
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By caramie schnell

As the ski season begins to wind down, and with March being “National Brain Injury Awareness Month,” I thought it would be a good time to discuss the growing problem of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in Colorado and the rest of the United States. First, here are some statistics from The Brain Trauma Foundation:Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults from ages 1 to 44.Brain injuries are most often caused by motor vehicle crashes, sports injuries, or simple falls on the playground, at work or in the home.Every year, approximately 52,000 …

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