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Military Suffer From Increased Risk of Traumatic Brain Injury

Strong munitions, explosive blasts, and automobile accidents are leading military personnel to be at a higher risk of traumatic brain injury. Afghanistan and Iraqi war veterans are at an even greater risk for traumatic brain injury than previous war veterans. According to a study, these statistics are resulting from advanced technology in warfare. Also, symptoms from a traumatic brain injury may be delayed, and thus TBI often goes misdiagnosed or undiagnosed.

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