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House Proceeding 03-23-09 on Mar 23rd, 2009 :: 0:09:40 to 0:11:20
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:09:32 to 0:09:52( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: introduced by the great representative, mr. bill pascrell of new jersey, on february 13, 2009, and has the support and co-spoors of over 90 members of congress. and the reason for such generous congressional support is contributed to the fact that traumatic brain injury impacts nearly 1.5 million americans a

Stephen F. Lynch

0:09:40 to 0:11:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:09:53 to 0:10:13( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the measure was considered by the oversight panel on march 10, 2009, and was passed by voice vote with unanimous support from myself and my fellow mr. speaker, each and every march, the national brain injury association of america and the state affiliates come together with other organizations, businesses, schools and, of course, those

Stephen F. Lynch

0:10:14 to 0:10:34( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: who have survived or sustained traumatic brain injury and their families to promote greater awareness and awareness of brain injury. mr. speaker, before consideration of this resolution, how many of us are aware that every 21 seconds that every individual in our country sustains a traumatic brain injury or the fact that among our service men and women engaged in the global war on

Stephen F. Lynch

0:10:35 to 0:10:55( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: terrorism, brain injury has been identified as a signature wound usually resulting from roadside bombs and exexplosivive devices? often described as somewhat a silent epidemic, brain injury, whether as a mild concussion or severe eugh to result in comatose conditions certainly

Stephen F. Lynch

0:10:56 to 0:11:17( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: deserves the attention of the congress and the research centers in this country. mr. speaker, in closing, i'd like to, again, thank my colleague from new jersey, congressman bill pascrell, for working to make sure we recognize the need for greater public awareness of brain injury and for highlighting the month, which this year i should add, will focus specifically on

Stephen F. Lynch

0:11:18 to 0:11:20( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: brain injury in sports and youth recreational activities.

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