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By On June 25th, 2018

Concussion rates for high school students may be higher than believed

A new report from the CDC suggests more of the high school population have experienced a concussion than previously believed. According to the findings published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, approximately 15% of US. high schoolers – 2.5 million teenagers – self-reported having at least one concussion related to sports or physical activity over…

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By On June 13th, 2017

Male athletes hide concussions to avoid looking “weak”

Young men and women in high school athletics are becoming increasingly aware of the signs and risks of concussion, but a new study shows the male athletes are significantly less likely to tell anyone when one happens. The report shows that male athletes still share a “show-no-weakness” mentality that could be putting them at higher…

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