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Connecticut Brain Injury Advocates Seek More Services

Advocates for people with brain injuries plan to urge Connecticut lawmakers this week to add more slots to the state’s community-based services program, saying it’s difficult for families to wait two years or more for help.


Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Calls For National Concussion Youth Sports Standards

Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy joined doctors in Hartford today, to call for the passage of a bill requiring a national panel to create standards for when young athletes can return to play, after a concussion.


Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, Photo by Ann Karrick

Sports Concussions, Football And Beyond

Head injuries and football in particular are hot topics again, after yet another death on the gridiron. Three recent deaths on the football field, and an apparent injury suffered by the quarterback of the University […]

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Headbanging To Motorhead Causes Fan’s Brain To Bleed

German doctors say a Motorhead fan’s headbanging habit led to a brain injury.


(Courtesy Hartford Police)

8-month Old Suffers Severe Head Injury

Hartford Police are investigating how an 8-month-old baby suffered a serious head injury.


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Lawyer: Rhode Island Man Suffered Brain Injury In Police Custody

A Rhode Island man is being treated for a traumatic brain injury after being arrested at the Twin River Casino earlier this month, the man’s attorney said Monday.