Articles for Tag: "concussions"

Player pens book to keep memories alive 
Player pens book to keep memories alive
“Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away” drives home a message about traumatic brain injuries and football.
Concussion rates in children may be wildly underestimated 
Concussion rates in children may be wildly underestimated
Experts explain why and offer advice for parents who suspect their kids might have a concussion.
Should kids steer clear of the monkey bars? 
Should kids steer clear of the monkey bars?
A growing number of kids are suffering traumatic brain injuries from playground accidents.
Are concussions linked to an increased suicide risk? 
Are concussions linked to an increased suicide risk?
This common injury may have a connection to a higher rate of suicides, according to a recent study.
A common knee fracture found in athletic adolescent boys  Featured
A common knee fracture found in athletic adolescent boys
Read the story of how a surgery helped a Libertyville teen get back to top shape in no time.
What you need to know about concussions  Featured
What you need to know about concussions
A physician shares the signs of traumatic brain injuries all parents and kids should know.
New concussion law aims to protect student athletes 
New concussion law aims to protect student athletes
A blow to the head could end an athlete’s playing days. But new legislation aims to keep kids safer.