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The Burden of Pediatric Concussions
Many measures of how often children get concussions are based on emergency department visit data, but that may not be the most accurate way to measure, a new study found.
The Story on Scar Treatment
Being a teenager can be hard enough as it is. But when a scar is added to the mix, things can get a whole lot more complicated.
Don't Make This Common Car Seat Mistake
In the wintertime, do you strap your child into his car seat all bundled up? If so, you may be putting him in danger.
Does Your Kid Play Football? Maybe He Should Wait 'Til He's Older
Letting young kids get out and play is great for their health, but parents may want to wait until their kids are a bit older before letting them play football — or at least only let them play touch football.
Toy-Related Injuries Spiked
That long-awaited action figure or scooter under the Christmas tree might pose a risk of injury to your child.
Parents Had Misconceptions About Concussions
For parents of young athletes, safety on the field is a top concern. But some parents may have misconceptions about concussions.
After Concussion, Emotional Symptoms May Signal Other Issues
A concussion can bring about a wide variety of symptoms. These symptoms may affect any combination of physical, emotional, basic mental functioning. It seems that some types of concussion symptoms may signal risk for others.
A Big Bump to the Head: Guidelines for Recovery
One of the scariest moments for a parent can be seeing their child hit their head, especially if that hit is hard. If they sustain a concussion, it's important to know so that the child gets needed recovery time.
Severe Concussion Symptoms Offered Few Clues about Recovery
A concussion can be unsettling, especially if the symptoms are severe. But severe symptoms do not necessarily mean a longer recovery.
Checking Injury in Youth Ice Hockey
As the popularity of youth ice hockey has grown in recent years, the injuries associated with it have grown as well.