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Tracking the silent epidemic and educating the public: CDC's traumatic brain injury-associated activities under the TBI Act of 1996 and the Children's Health Act of 2000.

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.
Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (Impact Factor: 3). 01/2005; 20(3):196-204.
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ABSTRACT The Traumatic Brain Injury Act of 1996 and the Children's Health Act of 2000 authorized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct several activities associated with traumatic brain injury. This article describes how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention responded to the legislation in 2 key areas: traumatic brain injury surveillance, and education and awareness.

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