Not just a bump on the head

Whether it’s from football, soccer or even cheerleading, the number of concussions in student athletes is on the rise. So, what can you do to protect your kids from getting…

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A watchful eye on sports injuries
Young child in catcher's gear throwing baseball while laughing

A watchful eye on sports injuries

Spring means baseball. And with baseball — and many other sports — it also means parents need to keep a watchful eye open for injuries in their young athletes. Dr.…

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Football season? Watch your head
Cheerleaders and Football Players in Huddle

Football season? Watch your head

Football season is upon us. While that usually means the promise of cooler temperatures and the pleasure of cheering from bleacher seats, it’s also worth keeping in mind the risk…

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Protecting the head
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Protecting the head

Concern about concussions has reached the highest levels. The White House is convening a Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit on Thursday, May 29, bringing together athletes, parents and…

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