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November, 2013

  • 27 November

    Head Injuries Linked to Depression in Kids

    A recent study of 2,000 children indicated that kids who had suffered a head injury were more likely to suffer from depression in the future. The 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health observed kids who had severe head injuries, including concussions and brain trauma. Fifteen percent of these participants with …

October, 2013

  • 29 October

    The Alarming Facts About Kid Jocks and Brain Injuries

    The statistics are alarming: each year, more than 80,000 American children are hospitalized with a brain injury. More than 11,000 of these children die because of this type of serious injury, making traumatic brain injury the number one cause of death and disability among American youth. Why is this so …