The Death of Joan Rivers and California’s Proposition 46

The recent death of Joan Rivers, following a “routine out-patient surgery procedure,? has once again focused the public attention on a national disgrace - that over 400,000 American die every year from preventable medical negligence.
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Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety is a normal part of life, but it can be debilitating for those with an anxiety disorder. It comes in many forms and can affect children, teenagers, and adults. Children with anxiety disorders have trouble socializing...
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Medical Students Resource Guide

Applying to, progressing through, and completing medical school can be some of the most challenging undertakings a student will experience in their academic career. Each phase of medical school offers its own challenges...
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Athletes Guide to Concussions

All athletes should be aware of the dangers of traumatic head injuries, including concussions. Many contact sports can cause significant damage to the brain, resulting in severe injuries.
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Child Brain Injuries

Injuries to the head are a serious cause for concern when it comes to infants and young children. A head injury can happen in a number of different ways, but for infants, it is most commonly due to ...
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Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Photo by: David Goehring (Flickr) PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, affects many people from all walks of life. Most of us think of PTSD as only having a real effect on war veterans and ...
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Brain Injuries

Getting appropriate care for brain injuries is vital! Photo by: Dominik Gwarek Thousands of people all around the United States suffer brain injuries each year. A brain injury can have long-lasting, ...
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Autism Resource Guide

Autism Awareness Ribbon Autism affects millions of kids and adults across the United States, and tens of millions of people worldwide. The term autism refers to a brain development disorder that can ...
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Medical and Legal Guide to Cerebral Palsy

Open the path to excellent cerebral palsy care. Cerebral palsy affects approximately 800,000 children and adults in the United States. Experts have estimated that 3 in 1,000 infants born may suffer ...
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