Latest Trauma News

Detroit radio anchor killed in attack; 4 others injured

Sep. 23, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit radio news anchor died Friday in a domestic dispute that left four other people hospitalized, the man's radio station and authorities said. Jim Matthews, the overnight news anchor at WWJ-AM for about seven years, died in the attack, the...

Grandson of Alabama champ pledges NIL money to CTE research

Sep. 20, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

As a walk-on long snapper — even one at powerhouse Alabama — Kneeland Hibbett doesn’t figure to rake in a lucrative endorsement deal. What he does earn he wants to put to good use. The grandson of a Crimson Tide national champion, Hibbett has pledged to donate a...

Cambodian, Japanese among winners of Magsaysay Awards

Aug. 31, 2022 07:59 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A psychiatrist who helped fellow Cambodians recover from trauma resulting from the Khmer Rouge’s genocidal rule and a Japanese ophthalmologist who led an effort to treat thousands of Vietnamese villagers were among those selected for this year’s Ramon Magsaysay...

Evansville house explosion victims died of trauma, asphyxia

Aug. 15, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Preliminary autopsy results released Monday for the three victims of a house explosion in a southern Indiana neighborhood show they died of blunt force trauma and compression asphyxia. A married couple who lived at the center of the Wednesday explosion in...

Judds asks court to seal report of death investigation

Aug. 12, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of country singer Naomi Judd filed an amended court petition Friday to seal police reports and recordings made during the investigation into her death. The family filed the petition in Williamson County Chancery Court, saying the records contain...

Ukrainian experts turn to Israel for mental trauma training

Jul. 21, 2022 09:32 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ukrainian therapist Svitlana Kutsenko thought she was making progress with her patients — army veterans recovering from mental trauma suffered during fighting with Russia in 2014. Then, war erupted again. Now, five months after Russia invaded Ukraine, Kutsenko...

Virginia prosecutor takes leave for brain injury

Jul. 10, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An elected prosecutor in central Virginia said Sunday that a traumatic brain injury resulting from a fall earlier this year led her to step down temporarily from her job. Ann Cabell Baskervill, the commonwealth's attorney for Dinwiddie County, issued a...

After abortion ruling, clinic staff grapple with trauma

Jul. 03, 2022 07:41 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Danielle Maness has squeezed the hands of hundreds of anxious patients lying on tables in the procedure room, now empty. She's recorded countless vital signs and delivered scores of snacks to the recovery area, now silent. Peering into each darkened room...

Miami trauma surgeon went to Ukraine to work on war victims

Jul. 02, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A woman whose arm and leg were shattered from mine-like projectiles shot into her apartment. A young man whose face was nearly blown away by a rocket-propelled grenade. A man whose chest and liver were obliterated from a missile strike. These were among the cases that...

Woman awarded $431,000 for Occupy Wall Street police actions

Jul. 01, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan woman was awarded over $400,000 on Friday by a federal jury after suing New York City and its police department, saying she suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was thrown to the ground by a police sergeant while serving as a medic for protesters during 2012...