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Knowing the Signs, Recognizing TBI

By Danielle M. Bolton and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Tyrone Kimbrough, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Public Affairs He used to be a good Marine. He was on point; always ready to go. He was the go-to-man; meritoriously promoted for his stellar performance. That was then. That was before. Now, he forgets simple things. He is late. He forgot to set …

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The Brain and Concussion: Protect Your Strongest Weapon

By Capt. Jack Tsao, director, traumatic brain injury programs, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and therefore an opportunity to discuss the current state of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the Navy. Let’s start with some TBI basics! Where do you think most Sailors and Marines sustain TBIs? If you guessed that the vast majority …

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