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Concussions

Don’t Cocoon Concussion

Parents and providers are growing more concerned about concussion and how these injuries may affect kids and teens. What makes it even more unnerving is the realization that we...
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Shopping Carts Dangers

The Question: Did the 2004 shopping cart safety standards affect the rate of shopping-cart-related injuries? The Study: In this analysis of data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System,...
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Soccer Concussions

The Question: How frequent do female middle school soccer players suffer a concussion? The Study: Data on concussions and concussion symptoms were gathered weekly on more than 350 female...
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Concussion

The term “concussion” is confusing, even for some health professionals. Many people believe that a brief loss of consciousness after a blow to the head equals a concussion. Not...
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Reporting Concussions

The Question: Does concussion education increase the likelihood high school soccer players will report their concussion? The Study: Out of the 183 high school soccer players who received a...
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Not Much Progress

the old leather football helmets worn at the beginning of the 20th century and what football players now wear. But those differences may be mostly cosmetic. A recent study...
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