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TBI Isn’t Just Phineas: Meet Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller

August 10, 2017

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So much attention has been given to Phineas Gage (and rightfully so) that it’s easy to lose sight of others who have been impacted by traumatic brain injury. This is Jacob Miller. Miller was wounded by a bullet on September 19th, 1863 at the Battle of Chicamagua. By a tremendous stroke of luck, whoever shot […]

The Dangers of Brain Trauma

August 10, 2017

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Derek Boogaard was an enforcer for the Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers of the NHL. During his career, spanning from junior hockey in Canada through his last concussion in 2010 after a fight with Matt Carkner of the Ottawa Senators, Boogaard was involved in 184 fights. The number of actual concussions that he […]