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Summary of Article by James Rose | Fox4News

The U.S. military is taking a hard look at how to treat veterans with severe brain injuries and/or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Some of the most groundbreaking research is happening in Dallas.

Many of the worst brain injuries are combat-related, like the case of one former Navy SEAL who shared his story with FOX 4. It’s hard to say what’s more incredible – the survival of retired SEAL Sr. Chief Mike Day, or the unorthodox therapy that might just become the future solution to the treatment for people suffering from PTSD and traumatic brain injury.

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Thanks to Fox4News for committing its resources to reporting this story; retired SEAL Sr. Chief Mike Day for sharing his story; Bing for helping me find the article; George for expressing his interests; and all the people who, directly or indirectly, made it possible for me to share the picture, video, and text in this post.

Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.