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Are brain injuries prevalent among veterans?

Yes, an increasing number of combat veterans are returning home with brain injuries. Most of these traumatic brain injuries were caused by explosive devices, mortars, vehicle accidents, grenades and more. On the outside, you may look okay although you’ve suffered a brain injury.

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