Almost half of all homeless men who took part in a study had suffered at least one traumatic brain injury in their life and 87 percent of those injuries occurred before the men lost their homes. While assaults were a major cause of those traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, (60 per cent) many were caused by potentially non-violent mechanisms such as sports and recreation (44 per cent) and motor vehicle collisions and falls (42 per cent).
I have my doubts about how much of this was intentional on the part of Lucas and how much is just overactive pattern finding and selective reading, but as a fan of reinterpreting fiction, I admire it anyway.
Cardiac arrest is America's third largest killer, but is too often ignored, an expert panel concluded today. A new report from the Institute of Medicine found that too few people know the signs of cardiac
Germ line gene therapy to correct genetic diseases should be used sparingly and with scrutiny. If we fail to take the first small step—learning how to modify embryos precisely and reproducibly and implanting them—we’ll never reach the goal of ridding families of hideous, lethal genetic diseases.