Check out the newest fact sheet for the 21st Century Cures Act.
Injury-associated deaths have substantial economic consequences. In 2013, unintentional injury was the fourth leading cause of death, suicide was the tenth, and homicide was the sixteenth; these three causes accounted for approximately 187,000 deaths in the United States (1). To assess the economic impact of fatal injuries, CDC analyzed death data from the National Vital
The latest edition of USBIA’s newsletter is now available for download! Read about our upcoming webinar on Resource Management and get all the news from the states in the Alliance!
The Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut hosted a meeting of the leadership of the Northeast brain injury organizations on 6/12/15.
WEST ORANGE, N.J. – May 8, 2015. Positive news continues as Americans with and without disabilities are participating in the labor force and finding jobs, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). Social enterprise is one example of a
States have been raising highway speed limits — but they should be doing the opposite Many states have recently been raising their highway speed limits. But research suggests that, if anything, they should actually be doing the opposite and lowering speed limits on both city streets and highways. http://www.vox.com/2015/4/9/8373177/speed-limits
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can lead to lifelong problems that not only affect the lives of individuals and their families, but also have a significant impact on society and the economy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed a Report to Congress, entitled Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States: Epidemiology and Rehabilitation,
RESPONDING TO KING V. BURWELL: WHAT POLICY LEVERS CAN STATES “PULL” TO MAINTAIN COVERAGE IF THE SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH KING? This week,our In Focus section reviews approaches states could consider in the event the Supreme Court eliminates federal marketplace subsidies for certain states. It was prepared by Claudine Swartz and Angelique Hrycko of Day
Kessler Foundation News WEST ORANGE, N.J. – March 6, 2015. For the fifth consecutive month, employment for workers with disabilities continued to grow, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). Corporations and nonprofits are supporting opportunities for
Headed for Disaster: What We Know About Traumatic Brain Injury Children’s Safety Network 12/3/14 In the wake of the suicide of Kosta Karageorge, an Ohio State University football player who allegedly suffered from debilitating concussions, questions once again have been raised about the link between brain injury and mental instability. http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/news/headed-disaster-what-we-know-about-traumatic-brain-injury-nbc