In Light of the Boston Marathon
My heart go out to all the victims of the recent bombing at the Boston Marathon, and all subsequent tragic events that have taken place this past week. I am a neuropsychologist, as well as a board certified health psychologist, sports psychologist, and performing arts psychologist with over 37 years of experience in PTSD and trauma.
Lawsuit Filed by NFL Players Against the League
On June 7th, more than 2,000 former NFL players filed a lawsuit, the biggest sports lawsuit ever, against the league for concealing information linking football injuries to long-term brain damage. These accusations state that the league intentionally misled the players about the consequences and long-term effects of concussions and brain injuries.
In Light of Sheryl Crow’s Recent Health Discovery: A Meningioma
It turns out that Sheryl Crow and I have something in common- a meningioma. For those of you who have never heard this term, a meningioma is in fact a brain tumor. Although the term “brain tumor” carries a negative connotation, this specific type of brain tumor is the most common, and more often not, completely harmless depending on where it is located in the brain.
It has been a very busy and exciting year and the excitement just keeps coming!
Penguin Group has asked me, along with Barbara Albers Hill, to co-write a second edition of my best selling book Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury!