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Reportedly, VA shortchanges thousands in TBI diagnoses

Although a recent news story relates a disturbing VA-related tale linked with traumatic brain injury diagnosis to a single ex-soldier's experience in St. Louis, the former Army major's case is similarly echoed in stories told by many thousands of military veterans across the country.

Medical errors are third leading cause of death in US

Last month, a report about medical errors made waves in the healthcare community. It was found that roughly 251,000 deaths in the U.S. are caused by medical errors. In 1999, a study found that only 98,000 people died from medical errors. Now, this doesn't mean medical errors are more common today than 17 years ago. But what it does mean is that the reporting of such errors is becoming more accurate over time.

New study examines cells after brain injury, may change treatment

From the use of leeches to bleed out diseases to lobotomies for psychiatric treatment, the types of medical treatment used to treat patients are always evolving. For the most part, the changes implemented by medical professionals are beneficial to patients.

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