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World Thrombosis Day

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Guest post by Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen You may not be familiar with the word “thrombosis,” but you’ve probably heard the term “blood clot.” Thrombosis is a blood clot that forms in the artery or vein and can cause the world’s top three cardiovascular killers: heart attack, stroke, and venous thromboembolism (VTE). This October 13th marks the first-ever World […]

Brain Injury: From Surviving to Thriving

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Hilary Zayed had to reinvent herself after she fell off her horse several years ago and suffered a traumatic brain injury. She used to be an elementary school teacher, but her brain can no longer handle the sensory input — bells ringing, children walking and talking, all the hub bub that normally happens in an […]

Brain Injury: Seeing a Different View

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In a split second, Martha Davoli’s view of her world shifted, figuratively and literally. It happened a year ago, March 1, 2012, seconds after she parked her car, got out and took just a few steps. “I didn’t realize there was ice under about an inch of snow,” she described to me in a quiet […]