THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson
Boxer Time Hague died two days after losing a match earlier this year.
Humans excel at making assumptions about situations we don't understand. Almost a quarter of Canadians think homeless people are to blame for their circumstances and almost a fifth think their tragic flaw is laziness. You might think this yourself. But what if I told you that many people become homeless for the same reason Sidney Crosby was sidelined from the NHL? A recent study by St. Michael's Hospital found that almost half of homeless men suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and that 87 per cent of those injuries happened before the men lost their homes.
Researchers have discovered they can detect conscious awareness in some patients thought to be in a permanent vegetative state using an inexpensive EEG device that measures electrical activity in the...