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Spit test may diagnose, predict duration of concussion in kids
A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics.


POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 11:31 PM
Study links concussions to irregular menstrual cycles
There's an increased risk that girls will have irregular periods after they experience a concussion, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics.


POSTED JULY 03, 2017 5:35 PM
Rest may not be best after concussion
After a concussion, most pediatricians recommend that teens and children rest until all their symptoms disappear. A new study questions this advice.


POSTED DECEMBER 20, 2016 4:06 PM
Youth concussions on the rise since 2010, peaking in fall
Concussions have been on the rise for American youth since 2010, according to the Health of America Report recently released by Blue Cross Blue Shield.


POSTED OCTOBER 11, 2016 11:02 AM
What a concussion looks like in the brain, on the cellular level
Scientists have captured in real-time video what happens to a brain cell after experiencing a major concussion-causing impact.


POSTED AUGUST 02, 2016 3:51 PM
Puerto Rico's uncounted hurricane deaths
People on this part of the island knew Quintín Vidal Rolón for two things: his white cowboy hat, which he seemed to wear every day of his 89-year life; and his beat-up Ford pickup truck, which he'd been driving for at least 50 years.


POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 11:28 PM
Trader Joes recalls salads over plastic, glass fears
Trader Joe's has recalled some of its packaged poultry salads over concerns they may contain pieces of glass or hard plastic.


POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 10:37 AM
Little boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies after cancer battle
Jacob Thompson, the boy who got thousands of Christmas cards from charmed fans this fall, has died after a long battle with cancer.


POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 8:13 PM
'Wonder' movie is real life for these two families


POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 1:39 AM
How traffickers exploit children in Haiti's orphanages
There are at least 30,000 children living in orphanages in Haiti -- and most of them are not orphans. Some orphanages are exploiting children in order to get money from foreign donors.


POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 10:58 AM

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