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Brain Injury

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Movie About Steelers’ Great Could Be Made In Pittsburgh

The late Hall Famer center Mike Webster anchored the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line in the glory days of the 1970s.

07/08/2014

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Severely Injured Teen Discharged From Rehab Despite Concerns From Parents

Being discharge from the hospital or rehab is normally a time of celebration, but a local family says their 15-year-old son – who was badly injured in a car accident last fall – is not medically ready to go home yet.

05/08/2014

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Man Arrested After 4-Month-Old Hospitalized With Severe Injuries

A Westmoreland County man was arrested last month after allegedly assaulting a 4-month-old child.

04/11/2014

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NFL Sponsors Concussion Imaging At Pitt

Could a certain kind of brain imaging called high definition fiber tracking help diagnose concussion and assess recovery?

01/23/2014

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Local Girl Honored As “Comeback Kid” After Surviving Accident Against All Odds

A 10-year-old girl’s brain injuries were so severe; doctors said she might not live let alone walk or talk. Now, nearly four years later, the “Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association” is honoring her with its 2012 “Comeback Award.”

12/04/2012

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New Technology Helping To Treat Veteran Brain Injuries

Over the last decade, with the United States fighting two wars, there has been an incredible increase in the number of service people with traumatic brain injuries.

11/09/2012

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