There may be one in the pocket of every person you know but smart phones still prove to be modern miracles with each life-altering app that gets invented and introduced to the public. Samsung is the latest tech giant to prove this, by unveiling Good Vibes and Relumino. These apps provide communication tools to the

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One too many video gamers has probably thought of himself as an actual soldier while playing any number of first-person shooters. While we can debate the merits of that aspect of gaming, it is a whole lot easier to imagine the need for relief and escape needed by actual soldiers stationed all over the world.

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Closing schools and moving to online education is crucial in terms of social distancing and preventing the spread of Covid-19. Another purpose, however, has been to maintain the 180-day minimum without affecting budgets or breaking teachers’ contracts. Forty-two million students are being schooled from home and their teachers must create an entire system of online

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Occupational therapists help people to fully engage in daily life. They treat the whole person, whether they are recovering from injuries or have developmental or cognitive disabilities affecting their motor skills, emotions or behavior. It is a holistic approach that looks at how a client’s participation in activities has been impacted, but also at the

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The world is getting a crash course in mental health awareness. Mental health professionals, however, are well-prepared, especially when it comes to the shift from in-person to online or phone therapy. More therapists are expanding from phone, text, and video chats to Instagram and other social media platforms. All caregivers and healthcare providers are now embracing

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Depression can be caused by both physiological reasons and life events. As far as life events go, depression happens to be a very common side effect of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). What is important to remember is that feeling sad is normal, especially after the losses and changes that tend to follow TBI. However, when

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A National Concussion Surveillance System will be implemented, thanks to the Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018, which was passed this December and signed by President Trump. It will be able to accurately determine how many Americans get a concussion each year and determine the cause. What are the origins of this state-of-art

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It is somewhat unusual to assign months for awareness of subjects that deserve awareness year-round. March is TBI Awareness month, which brings awareness to traumatic brain injuries. Recently, we posted a blog about how scientists are now able to recreate traumatic brain injury in order to learn about recovery. We’ve discussed how to avoid obesity

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British engineers are developing robotic trousers that can help people stand up, sit down, -and even drop-at the press of a button. Of course, in America, they would be called Robo-Pants or something along those lines. ‘Robotic trousers’ has a more dignified sound, suited to the nobility of the endeavor. The intention of the project

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Regardless of the cause of an injury, one question is inevitable. When will you return to work? Oftentimes, it will be a vocational expert that will provide the testimony and feedback that will help determine the answer, should the case go to court. This same expert will report on job readiness, as well as current

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