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Second-impact syndrome can be deadly for young concussion victims

Concussions are an all-too-prevalent injury among American youth. Roughly one in five teenagers has suffered from at least one concussion, according to a recent study in the American Journal of Medicine. These injuries commonly happen in sports, bicycle accidents and car accidents.

Long-term effects of traumatic brain injury on children

"What will my child be like ten years from now?" That is a question that parents who have a child with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) want answers to. Researchers from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have some idea of the long-term effects of a TBI on children.

Pasadena can't claim immunity for child's brain damage

The second division Court of Appeal reversed an earlier ruling by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge on May 4, 2017. The lower court's judge had previously decided that the City of Pasadena enjoyed immunity in the case of a young boy who was struck by an errant golf ball and suffered resulting brain injury at the city's Brookside Golf Course.

Understanding the primary variety of brain injuries

When it comes to traumatic brain injuries, there are those which result from primary injuries and those which are considered to have resulted from secondary factors. Of the two types of primary injuries, there is an open, penetrating type and a closed, non-penetrating of injury.

Trust your instincts if you suspect your child has a brain injury

Kids are generally walking accidents waiting to happen -- falling down and hitting their head a time or two is generally something to be expected. However, there's a big difference between an external head injury and an internal head injury that involves actual damage to the brain.

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