Combat veteran brain injuries

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    Families also affected by veterans brain injuries...
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    US Combat Veterans Not Alone with Brain Injuries
    Dec 28, 2015 | Tens of thousands of American combat veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan with undiagnosed brain injuries often were "thrown into a canyon" -- falling deeper into despair and sometimes flirting with suicide or addiction -- before trying to get help, according to a Johns Hopkins University study.
     
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    Traumatic Brain Injury and Veterans: Family Help
    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is considered one of the signature injuries of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. TBI can be caused by several types of events, such as blows to the head.
     

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