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Council Wooten

NFL Joins Military in Collecting Brain Injury Data

The video above is from a memorial held at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on May 11, 2012, for former NFL star Junior Seau. His May 2 death was ruled a suicide, and authorities said he shot himself in the chest with a .357-caliber Magnum [...]
Mike Damaso

Sports related head injuries – Safebrain Here to Help

Over the past few months we have written several posts about head injuries, concussions and brain impairments from sports related trauma. In response to our last post, we were contacted by a representative of a Canadian company that is doing [...]
Council Wooten

NFL, NHL Player Deaths Shed Light on Substance Abuse Issues for TBI Victims

Recovering from one traumatic brain injury (TBI) is challenging enough, but Jan Michelle Brown explains in the video above how she recovered from two TBIs. Furthermore, while recovering from the brain injuries, she was also trying to overcome [...]
Ed Normand

Football Player’s Death Calls Attention to Depression Caused by TBIs

video platform video management video solutions video player This is an ABC News report discussing the death of former National Football League (NFL) linebacker Junior Seau, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on May 2, 2012. [...]
Council Wooten

Parents Have the Power to Prevent Bullying

This is a trailer for the documentary “Bully,” which was released last month and has garnered much national attention. While many people have an understandable tendency to dismiss bullying as just being a part of growing up, it [...]
Council Wooten

Today’s 24 Hours Dedicated to Injury That Occurs Every 21 Seconds

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and today is Brain Injury Awareness Day. As noted in the video above from the traumatic brain injury (TBI) information website Brainline.org, somebody suffers a TBI every 21 seconds in the United States [...]
Orman Kimbrough

Worker Dies at Orlando’s Magical Midway Thrill Park

An accident at the Magical Midway Thrill Park recently claimed the life of a worker after he fell while working on the I-Drive amusement ride. The accident investigation is ongoing, but early reports state that the incident occurred around [...]
Ed Normand

Tired of Debt Collectors: Sue Em!

With the national unemployment rate at around 12% many Americans are getting behind in their bills. While most of us try to protect our credit, sometimes even good people get late in paying bills. Sadly, many debt collectors resort to unfair [...]
Ed Normand

Suicide, Men and Divorce

A recent study published last year in Social Science Quarterly found: 1. Men who are divorced are 39 percent more likely to commit suicide than those still married. The difference increases to 50 percent when a man is a widow. 2. Among women, [...]
Ed Normand

Pink Floyd Sues Record Label and Wins

The Rock Band Pink Floyd creates concept albums with common themes joining the singles on the album; think The Wall and Dark Side of the Moon. Pink Floyd wanted to make sure that its albums could not be arbitrarily hacked apart with singles [...]