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Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Concussions and Brain Injuries

What happens when you hit your head -- hard? This slideshow shows you how the brain reacts to and...
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  • Concussion (Traumatic Brain Injury)
    WebMD provides information on concussions (traumatic brain injuries) including symptoms, causes, and...common and least serious type of traumatic brain injury is called a concussion. The word comes...
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  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    WebMD explains what post-concusssion syndrome is and its causes, symptoms, and treatments...Post-concussion syndrome is a condition that is typically associated with a head injury. The head injury may...
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  • Concussion - Overview
    What is a concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a sudden blow to the head or to the body. The blow shakes...A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that is caused by a...
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  • Football Tackles Concussion Risk
    WebMD talks about the seriousness of concussion, especially in those who play football. Learn about...When a football player suffers a concussion during a game or in practice, whether they're a pro or...
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  • Concussion Rates Double Among High School Athletes
    Experts say rise likely reflects increased awareness, more legislation about concussions...Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of concussions in U.S. high school...
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  • Concussion Treatment
    What should you do if you suspect someone of having a concussion? These are symptoms you need to...If possible, stay with the person for 24 hours. Anyone with a suspected concussion should be seen by...
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  • Obama Calls for More Youth Concussion Research
    Obama Calls for More Youth Concussion Research...May 30, 2014 -- More research into youth sports concussion is needed in order to better understand he scope of the issue and the long-term impacts of this...
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  • Blood Test Might Help Spot, Monitor Concussions
    Study found levels of a protein linked with brain damage spiked right after injury, dropped with...March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When someone suffers a concussion, it can be hard to tell how...
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  • Concussion Symptoms in Teen, Young Adult Athletes
    But study authors say recovery period might vary...24 (HealthDay News) -- Whether injured athletes are teens or young adults does not affect the severity of their concussion symptoms, according to a new...
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  • Concussion
    A concussion is a brain injury that occurs when you receive a sudden blow or jolt to the head. It is a type of traumatic brain...
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