Posts Tagged ‘Youth TBI’

By On September 26th, 2018

Nearly 2 Million U.S. Kids Experience a Concussion Before Turning 17

Nearly 2 million children across America experience traumatic brain injuries before they reach 17-years-old, according to a new report published this week by the Centers for Disease Control. “TBI in children has a relatively high rate of emergency department (ED) visits and risk for long-term adverse effects, creating a large public health concern,” said lead-author…


By On August 25th, 2016

Even “Mild” Childhood TBI Can Have Long-Term Effects

Even mild traumatic brain injuries early in a person’s life can have profound long-term effects according to a new study published in the journal PLOS Medicine. The report says children who experience traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including mild TBI, are significantly more likely to develop long-term psychological and social problems. The study, led by Seena…


By On June 26th, 2013

Former Boxer Shows Young Athletes The Results of Untreated TBI

We’ve made great strides in improving our understandings of traumatic brain injury and educating many about the effects of an untreated concussion. Almost every athlete in America has to sit through classes and seminars about brain injury, and most are tested before the season begins to help diagnose any brain injuries that occur as soon…


By On June 24th, 2013

A Properly Worn Helmet Is Key To Preventing Brain Injury

Now that summer is really here, it’s hard to go very far in a city without seeing a person riding their bike. Some are on their way to work and others are relaxing while a few train for competitive races. Unfortunately, according to recent statistics a fair amount of these people will suffer traumatic brain…

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