Author: colleen-logrande

As states wrap up legislative sessions and make decisions about whether to implement the Medicaid expansion included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this new analysis highlights the implications of these decisions for coverage, state finances and providers. As of July 2013, 24 states were moving forward with the Medicaid expansion, 21 states were not

Scholarships dedicated to students with neurologic injuries and diseases are rare and difficult to find.  Since, 2009, the Terrill Foundation has provided qualifying high school seniors throughout the 50 states whose lives have been changed by neurologic disease and brain injury have received assistance to further their educational goals at universities and technical schools. This

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association More kids suffer from traumatic brain injury than ever before. Half a million children get medial treatment for TBI each year. Did you know that US emergency departments treat more than 170,000 sports- and recreation-related TBIs, including concussions, in children and teens, each year? Did you know that children between 10 and

A recent MMWR report highlights the problem of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the United States.  It summarizes how public health efforts can reduce the incidence of severe TBI and mitigate their short- and long-term consequences through primary prevention, early management, and comprehensive approaches to rehabilitation and community reintegration for TBI survivors. In addition,

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New Report Discusses Solutions for Both States and Parents Speeding is a primary culprit in a third of fatal crashes involving teen drivers, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA).  Speeding-Related Fatal Crashes Among Teen Drivers and Opportunities for Reducing Risks,” authored by Dr. Susan Ferguson, states that speeding as

The United States Brain Injury Alliance (USBIA), in preparation for several meetings with the congressional staff working on the reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Act, conducted a needs assessment of its 20 state member organizations in February, 2013 to identify the most pressing needs faced by people with brain injury and their caregivers.

The Brain Injury  Alliance of Colorado has moved! The following is BIACO’s new address: 1385 South Colorado Boulevard Suite 606, Building A Denver, CO 80222 Please note the phone and fax numbers remain the same.

A new brain imaging study makes a pretty compelling case for not talking on the phone while driving — even if you’re using a hands-free headset. Researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital found that if a driver talks on the phone while making a left turn, even when it’s on a hands-free device, there is decreased activation in