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Help for the Preemie Brain

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A few days ago, I heard a news reporter state casually that most babies who are born weighing two pounds survive.   I’ve known for a while that babies who are born prematurely have much better chances of survival due to medical advancement, but the statement made me reflect on how far we’ve come.  The news […]

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Army Funded Oral Device May Help Brain Injury Patients Regain Function

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We tend to take our tongues for granted. Without them we couldn’t eat, drink, taste, or even communicate. It also serves as a direct connection to the brain thanks to thousands of nerve endings. The U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, working with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and NeuroHabilitation Corporation, are hoping to use […]

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Settlement May Earn Chronic Patients Much Needed Care

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The proposed agreement in a national class action would allow Medicare patients with severe chronic illnesses to keep receiving physical and occupational therapy at home or in nursing homes. The agreement has been accepted by the Obama administraion, and helps solve a long-running problem for Medicare patients. The old policy said patients must show improvement […]

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