veterans

Researchers seek ways to prevent traumatic brain injuries

Brain injuries can be very difficult to treat because the brain is one of our slowest healing organs. Many patients who have suffered from brain injuries in the past spend many years pursuing rehabilitation to regain functionality that they have lost, and the process if often [...]
Read More
t

Driving risks emerge as veterans cope with traumatic brain injuries

A recent review of veteran driving records reveals that service members are 13 percent more likely to cause an accident after deployment, particularly within the six months after an overseas tour. The numbers point to a very personal problem for many veterans - that driving is [...]
Read More
t

Veteran car accidents: causes and solutions

Last week we discussed the very serious problem of fatal car accidents involving Nashville veterans. Some veterans are twice as likely to die in a car accident than the general population. There are many causes of veteran car accidents including the propensity of veterans to [...]
Read More
t

Car accidents are the leading killer of returning veterans

The suicide rate among returning veterans has been well documented but it turns out that returning veterans are more likely to die from car accidents than suicides during the first year after they return from war. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety [...]
Read More
t
1
Page 1 of 1

    Archives

    View All