MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they've fully recovered.The study, published Monday in Pediatrics, dug into t...A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they've fully recovered.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The next tool in the campaign against concussions might be your smartphone.A concussion expert at the University of North Carolina teamed with other head-trauma researchers to develop a...If your kid plays a sport, you might want to download this app.
Watch a video on how to avoid children's sports injuries.Leave it to the real doctors, Dr. Mom! Credit: Corbis Can you move your arm? Then it's not broken. Can you count how many fingers someone is holding up? Then you don't have ...Survey: Parents admit they don't know enough about sports-related injuries.
Study shows that high school athletes who experience head trauma show signs of "post-concussion syndrome." Credit: Wade Payne, AP Repeated concussions suffered by college and professional athletes have been a growing concern in recen...Repeated concussions suffered by college and professional athletes have been a growing concern in recent years because of their potential long-term impact on the brain. Now a study finds that the damage may begin much earlier -- in high school.
Is your son forgetful after taking a huge hit during the game? It could be a concussion. Credit: GettyDoes your daughter spend all day yawning, yet she swears she made her bedtime curfew? Does your son protest he seriously doesn't remember what ...Your teen may not just be acting spacey. A concussion could be to blame.
Concussions are a growing concern in sports. Credit: Dave Martin, APNEW YORK (AP) - The risk of concussions from football and some other sports is so serious that a qualified athletic trainer should always be on the field - at adult and children...The risk of concussions from football and some other sports is so serious that a qualified athletic trainer should always be on the field, a major doctors group says.
To avoid injury, have kids take some time off their primary sport throughout the year. Credit: Corbis School is back in full swing, and for many kids that means sports are, too. While athletics are a great way for kids to get some fres...School is back in full swing, and for many kids that means sports are, too. While athletics are a great way for kids to get some fresh air, exercise and relieve stress, increasingly they are a source of injury, too.
Physicians are seeing a trend in young athletes with head injuries. Credit: CorbisCHICAGO (AP) - Emergency room visits for school-age athletes with concussions has skyrocketed in recent years, suggesting the intensity of kids' sports has increas...
Before Christmas, my three-year-old fell while running and hit her head on the edge of a table. She started screaming, and when I picked her up, she went limp in my arms and seemed to lose consciousness. Though she woke up within seconds, my husband ...
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