October 17, 2019

Child Concussions on the Rise in Playgrounds

A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that there has been a staggering rise in the amount of child concussions and other traumatic brain injuries (TBI) for children under the age of fourteen. The study found that of over the 215,000 TBI injuries that were brought into the…

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December 18, 2015

Head and Traumatic Brain Injuries In RI

Editor’s note: This is the first in our four-part blog series about head and brain injuries. Head injuries often lead to traumatic brain injury (TBI) when the brain is damaged because of sudden trauma. TBIs are a result of common accidents that occur daily. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an…

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