Stephanie Dunn

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10 Spring Purse Tutorials

Is it still super chilly where you are? The weather here in Atlanta has warmed up some, and watching the snow melt has spring on my mind again! Don’t …

Are Tin Cans the New Mason Jar? 13 Tin Can DIYs

Craft projects can get pricey. But let us tell you something you don’t know. You likely have unsuspecting supplies lying around your own home… specifically, in your garbage. After your next batch of chili, peel the label off that can of beans, and you have yourself some mighty fine crafting …

Crafting

10 Clever Pincushion Tutorials

If you’re been sewing for any length of time, you probably have one of those sweet little tomato pincushions. Mix things up a bit with a custom, …

10 Awesome 100-Year-Old Crafts for Kids

At the dawn of the 20th century, middle class children were less likely than at any time in history to spend their days toiling for survival next to …

Art

Tutorial: Color block tee from two t-shirts

Hannah from Oh Everything Handmade shows how you an combine two t-shirts into one color blocked tee. This is a great solution for shirts that have …

Playing at higher altitudes could result in fewer concussions

Getty Images<p>Concussions are an inevitable part of football, and other sports and activities. But now that sensitivity to concussions has increased, …

A day in the life of … a service manager at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

I get up at 6am most mornings, watch the news and have breakfast before the rest of the family start stirring. It's good to start the day with some quiet time. I often get the train into work and catch up on some emails on my BlackBerry, or read a book on the commute.<p>I usually arrive at our …

New research shows that even first head injury changes the brain

A three-part study under the direction of concussion specialist Paul Echlin of Burlington, Ont., found microscopic changes occur in the brains of young athletes who suffer concussions.<p>The study used advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques and found changes in the brain – microbleeding …

Identifying Traumatic Brain Injury May Have Gotten A Whole Lot Easier

Military doctors have told Business Insider that many go unreported because they only qualify as "mild" and troops think nothing of it, that is until wives call the hospital reporting their husbands' (or visa versa) trouble remembering simple shopping lists.<p>Identifying the injury may have become a …

'A different person': Personality change often brain injury's hidden toll

When Mac Fedge, 31, talks about his old life, it’s like recalling an old friend, now gone. Back before a devastating car accident 12 years ago twisted his brain “like an Oreo cookie,” he was different person in a lot of ways, he says.<p>“I used to have so much good humor and I used to be a leader. But …

After Symptoms Subside, Brain Injury Still Evident After Concussions

Specialized MRI brain scans, using a technique referred to as diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), demonstrate evidence of ongoing brain abnormalities nearly four months after a mild brain injury or concussion, even after most symptoms have significantly subsided, based on new research published online, …

What Parents Need to Know About Teen Mental Health

It can be scary to think of your teen developing a mental health issue. But, just like it's important to monitor your teen's physical health, it’s …

Thinking and Reading About Football and Head Injuries

In a recent HuffPost article, Brett Favre, the legendary quarterback, revealed in that he has fears for his future based on possible brain damage over a 20 year career in the NFL. Favre is only one of many retired NFL players who is concerned about the long term effects of repeated hits to the head …