11.27.2007

The War is Televised: on Youtube
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In World War I, there was shell shock, a condition brought on by exposure to constant artillery barrages made worse by the fact that metal helmets were not worn. To wear a metal helmet was considered un-modern. By the end of the war the Allies and the Germans had adopted the same steel headgear that they wore at the start of World War 2...


Now, change is again foisted upon the world through TBI-traumatic brain injury. One of the causes of this condition are IED's as are experienced in Iraq and Afghanistan. Experts are working as fast as they can to reduce the phenomenon and also to help soldiers recover cognitive function once they have returned from duty. Palo Alto,CA is one of the top locations in the world for this research, right in the midst of the techies and investors of Silicon Valley.

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