APACURE – a spinal cord injury site that discusses some news worthy items that can be applied to personal injury experiences. They say that there are an estimated 50 million Americans who are affected by either diseases or disorders of the spinal cord or the brain. While the site isn’t the most engaging visually, they do offer some interesting statistics.
“More than 90% of the American population has experienced or will experience the effects of a brain realted, mental, emotional or behavioral, disease, disorder or injury at some point in their lives.”
“Spinal cord injuries affect 250,000 Americans, costing more than $10 billion yearly.”
“Head injuries have disabled two million individuals, costing the country $25 billion annually.”
“Spinal cord and brain disorders impact the American economy in excess of $400 billion a year, on direct health care costs and additional indirect lifetime costs.”
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