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6. Adapting + Adjusting to Life After Brain Injury (Survivor Stories)

Simply put… life is different after brain injury. So what is it like adjusting and adapting to living with symptoms and everything else that comes with having a brain injury? Today you’ll hear from two survivors sharing their stories, and how they have been learning to live in the “new normal”. My hope is that […]

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Racial Discrimination Affects Brain Microstructure

In Black women, racial discrimination affects the microstructure of the brain, specifically within the anterior cingulum bundle and corpus callosum, and increases adverse mental health risks.

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Clues About Concussions From the Gut

Signs of concussion may be found in the gut, a new study reports. Researchers found a correlation between traumatic brain injury proteins in the blood and one brain injury-linked bacteria in stool samples.

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