Traumatic brain injury may be defined as any form of trauma that affects how the brain functions. As we know, the brain is the most complex piece of the human body that we understand the least amount of information about. New studies about brain findings arise every day to give us a better understanding of […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Retired U.S. Congressman Louis Stokes announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with both brain and lung cancer, and said he and his family appreciate good wishes, support and privacy during this time. The Congressman released the following statement: Retired U.S. Congressman Louis Stokes, who served the 21st and 11th Districts of Ohio for 30 years, […]

  Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer who weeks ago announced plans to end her life, reportedly died Saturday. Maynard was diagnosed with a stage 4 glioblastoma last spring and told she had six months left to live. She then decided to move to Oregon with her husband and mother to utilize […]

  The woman, who still has a lot of love and support from her family members and husband, insists she’s not suicidal, but wants to die peacefully.   (CNN) — Brittany Maynard says she hasn’t decided yet when she’ll end her life, but it’s a decision she’s still determined to make. “I still feel good […]

  Her choice and announcement has set off a debate on whether or not suicide should be involved.   PORTLAND, OR (CBS Newspath) – A 29-year-old woman has announced she is going to end her life on November 1. Brittany Maynard is terminally ill with brain cancer. The newlywed found out she had cancer on […]

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are countless complications that can occur when you have type 2 diabetes. Just some of the many conditions include: Heart disease Stroke High blood pressure Eye problems, including blindness Foot complications HHNS Bacterial infections Now, a new study published in the journal Radiology suggests that it may actually […]

  Research highlights concern with smokers in their teens and 20’s and the effects done to them in their later years.   If you thought smoking a joint occasionally was OK, a new study released Tuesday suggests you might want to reconsider. The study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, is the first to link […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A St. Ignatius High School sophomore is playing a key role during Brain Injury Awareness Month and advocating for helmet safety. Nick Ventura’s passionate involvement in brain injury advocacy is born out of his first-hand experience. While in 7th grade, the teen suffered a traumatic brain injury while on a snowboarding trip […]

  Jahi McMath has been moved from Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland to an undisclosed location, to continue being treated, after the 13-year-old was determined brain-dead on December 12th following her surgery three days prior. It’s being reported that she has been fitted for breathing and feeding tubes, proving that her family is holding on […]


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First it was the face eating dude in Miami now a 21-year-old electrical engineering student has been charged with first-degree murder after parts of a man’s dismembered body were found in his home a week after the man first went missing. Alexander Kinyua (left) confessed to police that he also ate his roommate’s heart and […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Former Browns RB Jerome Harrison has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. According to 19 Action News Sports Director Tony Zarrella, the tumor was found during a physical for trade to the Eagles. Harrison had his best season with the Browns in 2009 then traded to the Philadelphia Eagles last year.  After one season, […]