Articles for Tag: "head injuries"

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.
Toughing it out is not the answer when it comes to concussions 
Toughing it out is not the answer when it comes to concussions
Learn how to help your child recover after a head injury.
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.
Banning headers in soccer won’t reduce concussions, study finds 
Banning headers in soccer won’t reduce concussions, study finds
Head injuries are usually caused by athlete-to-athlete collisions.
How reproductive hormones can treat head injuries  Featured
How reproductive hormones can treat head injuries
Research gives hope that if administered quickly, progesterone could reduce the severity of brain injuries.
Bike safety requires ‘using your head’  Featured
Bike safety requires ‘using your head’
Wearing a helmet and ensuring a proper fit provides the best protection against brain injuries from bicycling accidents.
Kids’ second concussions may require longer recovery 
Kids’ second concussions may require longer recovery
According to new research, it may take kids and young adults more than twice as long to recover from a repeat concussion.