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After brain injury in car accident, man launches site to help victims

He wasn't expected to live after the horrific car accident in which he suffered a severe brain injury. The 27-year-old not only held on to life, but he has fought back to speak again and walk again. He has even been able to launch his own website to help other victims of brain injuries.Charlotte families of brain trauma injury victims, and survivors of the injuries, can now access the man's website, TryMunity, devoted to helping anyone dealing with a traumatic, life-altering event, injury or illness.

In aftermath of car accident, teacher works to overcome brain injury

She can't remember the auto accident that caused her brain injury. But she is more concerned today with overcoming the difficulties the injury left her and returning to her life's passion: teaching.

Study: Brain injuries are an unexpected factor in incarceration

We've written in this space before about the causes of traumatic brain injuries. These head injuries are caused most often by falls (35 percent), says the Centers for Disease Control, followed by car accidents (17 percent), struck-by events (16 percent) and assaults (10 percent).

Traumatic brain injury study concluding at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune

In the blink of an eye, a person's life can be changed forever by a traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to researchers, the most common causes of TBI are car accidents, falls, physical assault and injuries sustained while playing sports or similar physical activities.

Study: NFL star's repeated brain trauma a factor in suicide

As a football player, Dave Duerson was known for hard-hitting, smart play. After his suicide in February, what he may be best remembered for is helping medical researchers advance their understanding of brain trauma.

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