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An article on a drug that may prevent long-term damage from traumatic brain injury hit me between the eyes. My dad suffered a closed head injury during World War II.  After weeks in a coma, he learned to walk and talk again, and lived a relatively normal life into his early 70s. By then, fluid was building up behind scar tissue and he was getting a little fuzzy. Doctors said a shunt must be put in his brain to drain the fluid. This operation is relatively safe and done even on children with brain fluid diseases.

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