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By On September 16th, 2015

Energy Drinks Linked To Increased TBI Risk In Teens

Energy drinks have risen astronomically in popularity over the past decade, but the potential health effects of these drinks have not been thoroughly researched. However, a new study published in PLOS ONE suggests drinking energy drinks on a regular basis may increase a teen’s risk of traumatic brain injury. Teens who reported experiencing a traumatic…

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By On July 11th, 2013

Rise in Brain Injury ER Visits Causes Alarm for CDC

A recent increase in sport-related brain injuries among youth athletes is causing U.S. health officials to call for public policy changes, supported by the reduction in head-trauma deaths from motor vehicle accidents which came from similar public policy changes. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report today stating that children under…

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