Head Injuries & Epilepsy in the Military

Aired: 4/30/2016 | 0:03:56 | Clip
It’s been known since World War II that half of all soldiers who suffer head wounds in combat will go on to develop epilepsy. Now veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are coming home with a different kind of damage to their brains. Learn more about the traumatic brain injury soldiers are facing from explosions and blasts that is leading to higher rates of seizure disorders in veterans.