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Dr. Tarrel Explores Recent Concussion Studies

New studies were recently released in JAMA and Translational Psychiatry in September that suggest that the age when children start playing tackle football can significantly increase their future chances of suffering from neurologic problems such as behavioral issues and depression later in life. … Continue reading

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An Evening with Dr. Bennet Omalu

        An Evening with Dr. Bennet Omalu: Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!         Noran Neurological Clinic is pleased to serve as a promotional partner for the next installment of the Inspiring Minds Speaker Series on … Continue reading

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BNA: Brain Network Activation

BNA™ (Brain Network Activation) Testing is a new, EEG-ERP electrophysiology technology that has been developed and evaluated over the past several years as a potential means of objectively analyzing brain functionality. BNA™ is an FDA- cleared tool capable of measuring and … Continue reading

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Dr. Ronald Tarrel Discusses Concussion with KSTP

  As awareness surrounding concussion continues to increase, and movies like the upcoming “Concussion” draw further attention to head injuries in sports, more people are wondering how it will affect their families. What is the new research saying? Should I … Continue reading

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Dr. Ronald Tarrel interviewd in MPR news story “Focus on concussions transforms high school football in Minnesota”

Dr. Ronald Tarrel, neurologist and concussion/TBI subspecialist, was a part of a story on MN Public Radio earlier this week regarding the policies, procedures, budgets and the impact of a state return-to-play concussion law passed three years ago. What are public high schools … Continue reading

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From The New York Times: Study Finds Changes in Brains of Hockey Players Who Had Concussions

A recent article in The New York Times by Jeff Z. Klein explores a recent study using MRI to evaluate concussion in hockey players.  According to the article, the study’s MRI scans “found microscopic white matter and inflammatory changes in … Continue reading

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Which Helmet for Which Activity

With the nice weather and summer months approaching find out why it is important to wear a helmet to protect from a head or brain injury. All helmets are not the same; fine out which one is the right one … Continue reading

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TBI and the Healing Power of Art

“Whack’ed” Exhibit Artist Featured on CNN A journalist shares her story of how she survived and thrived after a life changing bicycle accident. Art and painting helped her work through and conquer the consequences of a traumatic brain injury….read on … Continue reading

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Senior Fall Prevention

Do you have an elderly relative or friend that is unsteady or has balance problems? A fall and blow to the head can be serious and have lasting effects. Learn how to prevent falls at home and in daily life…. … Continue reading

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