concussions

  1. Tweens, Teens & College

    Teen depression and concussions: Is there a link?

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    It's all over the news that kids and concussions are a bad mix. Many parents are thinking long and hard about whether or not to...
  2. Children's Health

    The dangers of more than one concussion in kids

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    Children who have had at least one concussion will likely take longer to recover from subsequent impacts than those who have not yet...
  3. Child Development & Health

    Don't dismiss concussions in teens

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    Kids are resilient creatures, but when it comes to accidents involving their noggin, don't dismiss concussions in teens. According...
  4. Child Development & Health

    Soccer helmets: Good idea or way too goofy?

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    Almost every week, there's another report of an athlete sidelined by a concussion, or a scientific study detailing the dangers of a...
  5. Child Development & Health

    What moms need to know about secondary impact syndrome

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    As if getting your child through a head injury isn’t stressful enough, once you child has experienced a concussion, you can never...
  6. Child Development & Health

    Parenting your child through concussion recovery

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    Your child sustained a mild concussion and -- phew! -- the doctor said she’s going to be okay. A few days of recovery and all will...
  7. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Signs your child may have a concussion

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    Your toddler topples over while learning to walk. Your child bonks heads with a friend while playing outside. Your teenager gets...
  8. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Educate yourself about head injuries in childhood

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    When our children were newborn, we cradled their heads in our hands, supporting their necks and anxiously aware of the importance of...