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MindMatters Newsletter

Looking for the most current information on Brain Injury in WA state? Stay up to date with our bi-monthly newsletter MindMatters. This staff-led publication highlights everything from photos, events, support resources, to announcements from our Executive Director, Deborah Crawley.


Severe brain injuries: technology can tell what patients are thinking – here’s what to consider before using it

The Conversation - March 16, 2020

CDC Study Shows Increase in Fall-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Deaths

HCPLive - March 12, 2020

Brain Scientist Witnesses Her Own Stroke, Shares Tips On Life And Career

Forbes - March 7, 2020

Low-carb diet may reverse age-related brain deterioration, study finds

The Guardian - March 6, 2020

Seismic imaging technology could deliver finely detailed images of the human brain

Heritagedaily - March 6, 2020

Early intervention following traumatic brain injury reduces epilepsy risk

ScienceDaily - February 27, 2020

Study finds half of homeless have a traumatic brain injury

KOMO News - February 21, 2020

Woman plays violin while surgeons remove tumor from her brain
Sky News - February 19, 2020

Temple researchers link brain injuries and curse words

The Temple News – February 18, 2020

Brain Injuries Are Common in Battle. The Military Has No Reliable Test for Them

New York Times - February, 15, 2020

Where will they go? Washington nursing home for brain injured patients to close 

NWNewsNetwork – February 13, 2020

‘Rebooting the brain’: Our fight to bring people back from the dead

Genetic Literacy Project – February 14, 2020

Trump won't be changing his mind on his that brain injuries suffered by US troops in Iran's attack are not very serious

Business Insider – February 11, 2020

More Than 100 Troops Have Brain Injuries From Iran Missile Strike, Pentagon Says

New York Times – February 10, 2020

Elon Musk says an 'awesome' Neuralink update is coming soon

CNET - February 4, 2020

Anderson 5-year-old with brain injury chosen for dream trip to Disney World

Independent Mail - January 13, 2020

Researcher Uses Computer Models to Get Inside Heads of TBI Victims

UVA Today - January 13, 2020

Cardio Exercise Tied to Brain Health Via Increased Gray Matter

UVA Today - January 12, 2020

Get smarter about brain injuries

Highlands Ranch Herald - January 7, 2020

Brain injuries gave these people new abilities
FOX News - Dec 31, 2019

Link between religious fundamentalism and brain damage established by scientists
Raw Story - Dec 30, 2019

Concussion among college students more likely off sports field than on
News-Medical.Net - Dec 18, 2019

College students sustain concussions far more often than thought

UPI - Dec 18, 2019

Delirium linked to brain injury after severe surgery
W News - Dec 5, 2019

Brain Health Expert Available to Talk Traumatic Brain Injury

Newswise - Dec 4, 2019

Half of all homeless people may have had traumatic brain injury
The Guardian - Dec 2, 2019

New Study Suggests Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Fight Toxic Proteins From Accumulating In The Brain

Forbes - Nov 30, 2019

UBCO researcher examines traumatic brain injury in survivors of intimate partner violence
EurekAlert - Nov 29, 2019

Brain scans reveal terrifying link between obesity and brain damage

Inverse - Nov 25, 2019

Concussions in high school athletes may be a risk factor for suicide
ScienceDaily - Nov 25, 2019

Contractor might be liable for worker’s brain injury
Business Insurance - Nov 25, 2019

Suicide Is Top Cause of Deaths Tied to Traumatic Brain Injury

U.S. News & World Report - Nov 21, 2019

Former President Jimmy Carter surgery: What we know about operation to relieve pressure on his brain
USA Today – Nov 12, 2019

Real-Life Telepathy Is Closer Than You Think
Daily Beast – Nov 12, 2019

Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain
Science Daily – Nov 12, 2019

Permission to Tell the Truth - An open and honest blog about TBI from Nicole Bingaman
Brainline - Nov 11, 2019

Mesmerizing Video Shows Waves of Spinal Fluid Washing Over The Brain During Sleep

ScienceAlert – Nov 11, 2019

Thousands of America’s heroes thrive despite traumatic brain injuries suffered on the battlefield

News-Herald – Nov 11, 2019

Ever wondered what it is like having a traumatic brain injury?

WCCO Talk Radio – Nov 7, 2019

Study: Concussion risk for girls in soccer second only to boys in football
AXIOS – November 7, 2019

My Year of Concussions

The New Yorker – November 4, 2019

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BIAWA now offers Pooled Trust Services!

Pooled Trusts are stable investment options that allow beneficiaries to maintain government benefits.

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We hope to see you next year on October 17, 2020!

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Brain Injury: What you need to know

A Guide for Survivors of Brain Injury, their Loved Ones, Caregivers, and the Professionals who Serve Them.

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BIAWA Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

6:00pm to 8:00pm

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