Homelessness Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury


New study finds that homeless people have higher risk for traumatic brain injury (TBI) rather than the general population.

Led by Dr. Topolovec-Vranic and her colleagues in the Head Injury Clinic at St. Michael’s Hospital, they examined all the recent scientific studies on homelessness and traumatic brain injuries. The study appears at the BMC Public Health journal.


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    Bettr Barista Coffee Academy, a social enterprise that adopts a whole-person approach devoted towards enriching the lives of disadvantaged women and at-risk youth, bagged the President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Start-up of the Year award with a trophy and $10,000 prize money.


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