March 5, 2012 Children with concussions — especially ones that led to unconsciousness or visible changes on MRI scans — were more likely than others to have lingering headaches, tiredness and trouble thinking.
Sgt. Victor Medina suffered brain damage in 2009 when a roadside bomb exploded in Iraq.
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January 30, 2012 Sgt. Victor Medina couldn't think straight or speak clearly after suffering a concussion in a 2009 roadside blast in Iraq. Now, after being treated at a new state-of-the-art center for brain-injured soldiers, "it's like night and day," his wife says.
January 27, 2012 The Defense Department has spent close to $3 billion since 2007 to treat and study traumatic brain injuries and post traumatic stress disorder. But a federal investigation finds that it's difficult to figure out how the money's been spent.
September 10, 2010 The Pentagon's top spokesman wrongly told reporters brain trauma wasn't eligible for Purple Heart.
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