New study shows how TBI doubles risk for suicide

New study shows how TBI doubles risk for suicide

Traumatic brain injuries are a type of head injury that affects the normal functioning of the brain. They account for about 2.2 million emergency room visits, 280,000 hospitalizations and 50,000 deaths every year throughout Missouri and the rest of the U.S. By affecting one’s behavior, emotions and motor functions, they lead to memory, attention, cognitive…

AAA study reveals how drivers overestimate car safety features

Missouri drivers who rely on collision avoidance systems and other safety features will want to know about a recent survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The study shows that many drivers are overestimating the capabilities of car safety tech and relying too much on it, even to the point of becoming negligent…