US attorney: brain injury is a ‘public health crisis’

A New York attorney has warned that brain injuries in the US are at epidemic levels. Michael V Kaplen – formerly president of the Brain Injury Association of New York State – also said brain injury needed to be tackled at all levels of government. He was citing a new report which found highlighted the fact that many people reaching emergency rooms with a brain injury were younger than 24 years of age. Source article  
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