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U.S. Veterans Administration Fails to Provide Effective Treatment to Over 200,000 Veterans Suffering with Traumatic Brain Injury

“Soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with TBI are being under-diagnosed and often ineffectively treated. This under-diagnosis and ineffective treatment results in increased levels of chronic pain, substance abuse, depression and suicide among returning warriors,” stated Rolando Hernandez M.D. neurosurgeon … Continue reading

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VA’s Tough Standards for Traumatic Brain Injury

For combat vets, the Veterans Administration has a tough message. To get a diagnosis of traumatic brain injury (TBI), it takes more than just having your bell rung by a roadside bomb in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read article

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Rules Eased for Veterans’ Brain Injury Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs will propose new regulations that will make it easier for thousands of veterans to receive health care and compensation for certain illnesses that have been linked to traumatic brain injury. Read article

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