Head trauma, death among activists

What the study did: This study of 2.5 million military veterans serving after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 examined the association of traumatic brain injury with mortality and compared the death rates of this group with the rates of the population total of the United States.

Authors: Jeffrey T. Howard, Ph.D., of the University of Texas at San Antonio, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.48150)

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