Family Of Severely Beaten WeHo Man Want Public’s Help To Identify His Attackers

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com)  —  The family of a West Hollywood man who was beaten by a group of men and left with a traumatic brain injury are asking the public to help identify his attackers.Kirk Doffing, 45, remains in a medically-induced coma at Cedars-Sinai after the assault nine days ago. The beating took place on May… Read More Family Of Severely Beaten WeHo Man Want Public’s Help To Identify His Attackers

TriStar Skyline trauma center fails first-year test

A new trauma unit at TriStar Skyline Medical Center failed to get past its one-year provisional status because of “several deficiencies” — including treating brain injuries. The Tennessee Board of Licensing Health Care Facilities has given the hospital a second chance, extending the provisional status for a year. But the hospital must first submit a… Read More TriStar Skyline trauma center fails first-year test

Colorado Springs brain center offers a new brain therapy

The Concussion Balance Performance Brain Center is the only place in Colorado Springs offering a unique therapy to help people with brain injuries.From a distance this machine looks like something from NASA but it’s not, it’s actually called GyroStim, and physical therapists say it’s helping people who have brain injuries and disorders. “PTSD, concussion, brain… Read More Colorado Springs brain center offers a new brain therapy

After eight years without answers, a father of five recovered from brain injury

That was Clark Elliott’s life for eight years after he suffered a traumatic brain injury from a car accident in 1999.The “luck” Elliott referred to was a search he did for “brain plasticity,” a decision that changed his life. Brain plasticity uses retinal inputs to modify the brain. The idea is that with the right therapy,… Read More After eight years without answers, a father of five recovered from brain injury

White Bear Lake infant nearly died from dad’s abuse, charges say

A White Bear Lake man abused his 1-month-old son so badly that the baby nearly died, according to charges filed Friday. Austin T. Whiteaker, 19, was charged in Ramsey County District Court with first-degree assault and malicious punishment of a child.“Dr. Mark Hudson of Midwest Children’s Resource Center, a child abuse pediatrician, reported that [the… Read More White Bear Lake infant nearly died from dad’s abuse, charges say