Kara Curley

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Loaded Baked Potato & Chicken Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 500°F (This is NOT a typo, 500°F is correct!).<p>Step 2<p>In a large bowl, mix together the olive oil, hot sauce, salt, …

Country Lifestyle

3 Simple Strategies for Clearing Your Mind | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

After coming home from a long day at work, your mind tends to be overloaded. Tasks at work, chores at home, and goals you’ve been neglecting are …

Lawn Mowing

How To Coach Yourself Through Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life coaches are somewhat of a controversial issue, with supporters crediting every aspect of their success to their coach, and doubters often being …

Self-improvement

5 Thoughts For Those Struggling With Depression (Or Life) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is an old quote attributed to the writer Henry James where he tells his nephew Willie, “There are three important things in human life. The …

Mental Health

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …

Obama's BRAIN project gathers dust in government shutdown

Because of the way funding is allocated, the government shutdown could cause lasting consequences for the BRAIN mapping initiative.<p>Not only have federal parks, courts, NASA, and US Web sites gone dark during the current government shutdown, but the government's high-tech BRAIN mapping project also …

Government Shutdown

Hyperbaric chamber treatments did not help with mild TBI

Scientists found no significant benefit to a popular idea of using a pressurized chamber to force oxygen into the brain to heal mild brain injuries suffered by tens of thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans, according to a scientific study by the Pentagon and Department of Veterans …

'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 …

Virginia Tech

Can traumatic brain injury impair a child's working memory?

New Rochelle, NY, September 26, 2013—Traumatic brain injury (TBI) during childhood can have long-term effects on cognitive and psychosocial …

Pituitary hormone problems common in soldiers with moderate to severe blast-related brain injuries

The study looked at 19 UK soldiers with moderate to severe brain injury caused by blasts from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) while on duty in …

Scientists Propose Using Fruit Flies To Study Head Injury

Head injuries can cause a range of problems later in life for veterans, athletes or car accident victims. But the mechanisms behind the long-term …

Women may have harder concussion recovery than men

After a concussion, women tend to have worse symptoms than men. That's the case even when athletes were injured playing the same sport, according to a new study of young soccer players.<p>Some recent studies have found gender differences in memory and other symptoms after concussions, with women …

Kinesiology

Unusual brain activity observed in ex-NFL players who had head injuries

With chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and concussions a hot topic in the NFL, a new study is adding evidence to the claims that repeated blows …

Going back to school after a concussion: what parents need to know

When an athlete gets a concussion these days, we have rules and guidelines to help us decide when it's safe and healthy for them to go back to …