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Posts Tagged ‘childhood brain injuries’

By On May 4th, 2016

Concussions On The Playground Are On The Rise

Everyone knows football fields and war zones are high-risk areas for brain injuries, but new statistics compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that we should be concerned about another dangerous location – the playground. Despite safety and design improvements to playgrounds, health officials say every year from 2001 to…

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By On April 14th, 2014

Brain Injuries Can Damage a Child’s Social Skills

All of the currently accepted symptoms of mild traumatic brain injuries (more commonly referred to as concussions) are expected to fade within a relatively short time following the initial injury. But, with the growing concern about long-term effects of brain injuries, doctors are beginning to reevaluate the common perception of concussions, especially in younger children.…

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