Tag: United States Brain Injury Alliance

USBIA announced today that it is endorsing the upcoming International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) 10th World Congress.  The World Congress is meeting March 19-22, 2014 at the Hyatt Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA.  USBIA members can register for this important meeting at the reduced rate that is afforded IBIA members.  More information about the World

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.

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

Unintentional injuries and violence are the leading causes of death, hospitalization, and disability for children ages 1-18. These fact sheets provide a state snapshot of data on the injury-related Maternal and Child Health Block Grant National Performance Measures and Health Status Indicators, with a special focus on disparities based on race, gender, and rural/urban residence.