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Aims: To examine trajectories of employment probability up to 10 years following moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and identify significant predictors from baseline socio-demographic and injury characteristics. Methods: A longitudinal observational study followed 97 individuals with moderate-to-severe TBI for their employment status up to 10 years post injury. Participants were enrolled at the Trauma Referral Center in South-Eastern Norway between 2005 and 2007. Socio-demographic and injury…

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Bakersfield High School on Wednesday hosted its Earl Warren Cup competition after a three-year break. More than 30 BHS students battled it out, answering questions about the U. S. Constitution and government. Jeremy Adams, a BHS history teacher, started the competition in 2006. He said it's a fun way to learn, but it’s also about having informed conversations and bringing the Drillers’ community together.

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Our country may be small but it has plenty of hidden gems. These are our regional tourism boards' pick of places to see.

A local salon is offering to raise money to help the family of a baby recently diagnosed with a rare medical condition.

On the 40th anniversary of the brutal murder of a young woman, the Bakersfield Police Department has announced the once closed-case is officially reopened.

The Bakersfield Police Department said it has completed its investigation into the report of animal cruelty regarding the dog dragged by a Bird scooter. A criminal complaint was submitted to the Kern County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday against Elaine Rosa, 39, of Bakersfield, on allegations of animal cruelty, according to a news release from BPD. On Jan. 6, around 3 p. m. officers from BPD and its Animal Control responded to a report of animal cruelty in the 2100 block of Pine…

Every year, nearly 15 million babies are born prematurely, and in California, those premature birth rates continue to climb. These babies and their families ...

A woman who did nothing after her live-in boyfriend beat her baby should not get her son back, an appeals court has ruled in a Bakersfield case.

Another storm system is moving into Kern County tonight. Experts say this storm is expected to bring heavy rain, high winds and possible flooding. Experts gi...

KCSO Search and Rescue reports uptick in rescues along Pacific Crest Trail

Bakersfield Police say they're recommending the district attorney file charges against the woman seen dragging a dog on a Bird scooter in Central Bakersfield, in surveillance video that went viral. The California Department of Corrections confirmed with 17 News that the woman, 39 year old Elaine Rosa was a contracted psychologist at Kern Valley State Prison, until she was fired last week.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The partial government shutdown threw a prime Washington ritual into question Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to forgo his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech, expressing doubts that the hobbled government can provide adequate security. Republicans saw her move as a ploy to deny Trump the stage.

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We are kicking off 2019 the right way — by going to a Mavericks hockey game
With all the snow on the ground, it is perfect hockey weather. As they say, "Let's go to the fights and see if a hockey game breaks out."
We have a block of 50 great seats and the tickets only cost $18. You can purchase your ticket by clicking the button below and filling out the form or buying them in the lobby on Sunday. If you…

BEIRUT (AP) - Two U.S. service members and two American civilians were among those killed in an explosion while conducting a patrol in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, an attack that came less than a month after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the war-torn country. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the morning attack, which...

UPDATE: Krispy Kreme on Rosedale Highway reopened Wednesday, according to the Kern County Public Health Department.

Start 2019 off right with some fun (and competitive) indoor volleyball
Every year, since the birth of First Bible Baptist Church, our Coed Volleyball league has provided an opportunity for a fun night of exercise and connection in relationship. ADP Sports rents a local school gym and organizes all registrants into a 10–12 team league that plays on Sunday evenings during January and February. Special rules…

Nine years ago, Britain generated nearly 75% of its electricity using natural gas and coal. In 2018, this dropped to under 45% – a remarkable transition away from fossil fuels in under a decade.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Light showers fell on parts of Northern California bracing for heavy rain and strong winds Wednesday that could unleash mudslides on communities struggling after the deadliest U. S. wildfire in a century. Water levels could rise in small rivers and creeks and debris flows could hit areas scarred by flames, including where a November wildfire killed 86 people and destroyed nearly 15,000 homes.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. A look back at the damage, deaths and developments in seismic safety since the disaster:___THE QUAKEAt 4:31 a. m. on Jan. 17, 1994, a hidden fault lurking under the city's San Fernando Valley neighborhoods unleashed a magnitude 6.

The Kern County Bridal Association is hosting a one day bridal event on Sunday, January 27 at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two cats are living large at a $1,500-a-month studio apartment their owner rents for them in Silicon Valley, where a housing shortage has sent rents skyrocketing. The Mercury News reports the 20-pound (9-kilogram) cats named Tina and Louise moved to the studio in San Jose after their owner moved away to college.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A bike ride and camping trip to Wind Wolves Preserve is planned for Feb. 16-17. Bike Bakersfield is organizing the event with the Downtown Toastmasters Club of Bakersfield. Bike Bakersfield said the three-hour ride will start Feb. 16, which is a Saturday, at Beach Park in Bakersfield, and head to Wind Wolves Preserve about 30 miles away. Participants will return the next day. They have several campsites reserved for the overnight stay at Wind Wolves Preserve.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Police want help tracking down two people who broke into a central Bakersfield business. The burglary took place the evening of Dec. 30. Police have released surveillance photos of the suspects, one of which wore a mask. A police spokesman said the business is a dry cleaner on 8th Street. Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call Detective Cathy Schlosser at (661) 326-3964.

d, PsychInfo, Web of Science, and EMBASE databases were searched, reference lists of retrieved articles were also searched for relevant articles, and study methods were evaluated for risk of bias
Of the 620 articles assessed, 16 met inclusion criteria. Sleep-wake disturbances were common in childhood TBI. The most common types of SWD reported were insomnia and excessive daytime sleepiness, with mild TBI participants showing a…