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Why A Rare Medical Condition Would've Caused David Bowie To Flunk TBI Testing

on Apr 15, 2024 11:41:27 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
David Bowie was renowned for his other worldly artistry and creativity that was way ahead of his time. Part of his stage persona revolved not just around his vivid makeup and incredible gift for music, but also for his magnetic, almost eerie pair of eyes: one clear blue, the other a moody black.
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Why DTI Imaging Is Like The Day In 1967 That Sweden Changed Which Side Of The Road They Drove On

on Apr 10, 2024 8:47:48 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
In September 1967 Sweden did the unthinkable and switched driving from the left side of the road to the right. Despite public outcry, the thinking was that it would make it easier for visitors from neighboring countries to avoid accidents, as they all drove on the right. Officials also believed that is would make the roads safer as Swedish cars' steering wheels were all on the right.
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Australian "Tree of Life" With An Uncanny Resemblance To An Often Injured Part Of The Human Brain

on Apr 1, 2024 3:45:01 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
While humans are capable of creating amazing works of art, sometimes nature provides us with the most breathtaking designs of all! The image above is a drone photo from a lake in New South Wales, Australia that has been dubbed the "tree of life", and you can see from the image the moniker is accurate.
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Why Chef Julia Child Would Taste Soap When She Ate Cilantro And How This Can Help Identify Brain Injury

on Mar 25, 2024 3:39:41 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
Fascinating fact: a surprising number of people, ranging from 4 to 14% of the population, experience an unpleasant taste in their mouth when they consume cilantro. Isn't it intriguing how our taste buds can differ so greatly?
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The Ancient Greek Astronomy Computer That Has Changed How TBI Is Diagnosed And Treated

on Mar 18, 2024 4:30:49 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
In 1900, a deep sea diver named Elias Stadiatis emerged from the eastern Mediterranean sea visibly shaken and mumbling about a "heap of dead naked people". He was part of a sponge diving expedition, so it's understandable that what he saw threw him for a loop!
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How The Giant Hand Of An NBA Superstar Is Important To Understanding TBI Diagnostics

on Mar 11, 2024 2:48:23 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
We've all heard the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words....but I think a picture with comparison that provides context can be worth a million words! The image above is the hand of NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo (my son's favorite player) compared to blogger Payal Doshi and as you can see the contrast is pretty startling!
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Discoveries Unveiled: Loss of Smell Post Traumatic Brain Injury Can Severely Impact Quality of Life.

on Feb 9, 2024 11:52:09 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
Close your eyes and picture what Thanksgiving dinner cooking smells like in your home. Or think of what it was like to smell the head of your newborn child as you hold them close. Have you ever been walking by a store and all of a sudden had memories flood back because they were selling the same perfume your grandmother wore?
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Unveiling Target's Remarkable Ability to Predict a Teen Girl's Pregnancy...Could Your iPhone Possess Similar Capabilities for Traumatic Brain Injuries?

on Feb 1, 2024 10:52:11 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
The amount of data that is being collected on a given day in our lives is quite frankly staggering. Retailers have perfected the science of data mining to predict purchasing patterns, trends, and apparently even pregnancy.
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A Weird Recipe for Squishy Brains by A Leading Neurologist

on Jan 26, 2024 8:26:09 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
If you're like most people you've never had the opportunity (if you want to look at it this way) to touch a human brain. You probably envision it as having a firm, rubbery type of texture, but in reality, the brain has a much softer texture that feels more like tofu or butter. When you add to that the numerous sharp edges and protuberances inside the skull, it's easy to see how the brain can be injured in events that might not seem particularly violent, like a low speed car crash.
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Unbelievable Resilience: How a Headless Chicken Defied the Odds and Survived the Most Severe TBI for 18 Months

on Jan 18, 2024 11:09:45 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | TBI
In September 1945, farmer Lloyd Olsen tried to kill a chicken named Mike to eat for dinner. His ax missed the chicken's jugular vein and most of its brain stem, so Mike remained alive. For 18 months the farmer fed it a mixture of milk and water using an eyedropper and toured with the chicken across the United States.
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