Brain Injury's Long-Term Impact
In the one to two years after a child experiences traumatic brain injury, progress can be made in their function and quality of life. But improvement then appears to slow down.
Teen Athletes Aren't Always Hard-Headed
It may be tempting to knock your teen upside the head sometimes, but it turns out a head injury might cause more problems in adolescents than in adults.
Flagrant Fouls Cost More Than 15 Yards
Parents of high school football players take note: it's not the one big hit that poses the greatest risk to their teens' brains - it's the smaller hits from regular practices and games.
Growing Into Childhood Brain Trauma Deficits
When children suffer a traumatic brain injury ( TBI ), such as from a fall or car accident, it can have long-term effects on their cognition, language and motor skills, behavior and social interactions. But such brain trauma does not appear to worsen over time, as has long been thought.