For most of her life, sports loomed large in Andee Poulos’ life. She was an avid softball player and swimmer.
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“An Evening of Hope”
7 p.m. Sept. 21, $200 per person or $1,600 for a table of 8, 103 West, 103 West Paces Ferry Rd NW Atlanta, GA 30305. 404-233-5993, http://www.andeesarmy.com/events/evening-of-hope
Tips to prevent non-traumatic brain injury
- Adhering to the immunization schedule recommended by your pediatrician
- Regular checkups with your pediatrician so that any potential disease, including non-traumatic brain injury, can be diagnosed quickly.
- Regular exercise and a nutritious diet to prevent many diseases from developing later in life, such as heart disease and strokes, all of which can potentially cause a non-traumatic brain injury.
- Avoiding risk factors such as smoking and illegal drugs, that may result in diseases that can manifest themselves as a non-traumatic brain injury.
Source: Dr. Andrew Reisner, pediatric neurosurgeon at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and medical director of the Children’s Concussion Program and Children’s Neuro Trauma Program