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Recognizing Concussion Symptoms in Athletes

It feels like during just about every NFL or college football game that you watch lately there is a player going off to the sidelines for a concussion evaluation—the tent goes up and after a few minutes they come out and the player either goes to the locker room or back to the field. Most people have heard the long discussion about the risks of concussion, CTE and how to make the game safer. But how many people actually could recognize a concussion or even know that girls are more likely than boys to get a concussion? What is a concussion? A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that effects the brains overall function. Think of it like a bruise on the brain, which is why the vast m

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