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Recent stories from Boston Children's Brain Center
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February 1, 2013
WHDH-TV Channel 7 reports on Boston Children’s Hospital patient Dominic Gundrum, who came to the hospital with multiple craniofacial abnormalities and was successfully treated by Boston Children’s John Mears, MD, DMD, MBA, and Mark Proctor, MD.
January 30, 213
New Hampshire toddler survives after coloring pencil impales her eye, becomes lodged in her brain
The New York Daily News reports on Boston Children’s Hospital patient Olivia Smith, who had a pencil pierce her skull, penetrating 4 inches into her brain, when she accidentally fell using the pencil. Boston Children’s Darren Orbach, MD, PhD, and Dody Robinson, MD, FAAP, were quoted. The Huffington Post also reported on the story.
January 14, 2013
The Boston Globe’s “G” section cover story focuses on concussions and all the difficulty that goes along with the diagnoses. Boston Children’s Alex Taylor, PsyD, and William Meehan, MD, discuss the long-term effects – both physically and emotionally – for children and adolescents dealing with concussions. An additional article discusses some basics everyone should know about concussion.