Shell shock: Traumatic brain injury in the military

(U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy)

Almost 400,000 active duty military personnel have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury. Often hard to diagnose, due to being an “invisible injury,” veterans suffer longer term consequences from TBI like higher rates of Parkinson’s disease and dementia. Next on Line One, a conversation about what is being done to care for and assist our military men and women who suffer life altering injuries while in service.

HOST: Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW

  • Patricia Raymond Turner, MPH



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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT


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Prentiss Pemberton is a host of Line One: Your Health Connection at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Prentiss here.

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