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The Hill, February 14, 2020
Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Lead to a Lifetime of Health Issues for Soldiers
by Vishal Bansal, MD
Concussions are a serious health problem in the military. In January, 2020, 109 US servicemen in Iraq suffered traumatic brain injury from Iranian airstrikes. But this is just the latest occurrence; in the last 9 years over 413,000 troops were diagnosed with TBI. In this article, Oxeia co-founder and chief scientific officer, Vishal Bansal, calls on Congress, the Pentagon, and the medical establishment to increase their commitment to finding an effective treatment to protect our proud members of the military.