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Survey Shows Half of American Adults Are Misinformed About Concussions

Survey Shows Half of American Adults Are Misinformed About Concussions

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As students return to the classroom, student-athletes are also preparing to hit the field for the fall sports season. These young athletes rely on their parents and coaching staff to prepare them and help protect them from concussions and traumatic brain injuries, but new data from Abbott’s Concussion IQ Survey shows a large number of […]

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Clearing Up Even More Myths About Concussions

Clearing Up Even More Myths About Concussions

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I don’t know anyone without at least a loose idea of what concussions are, but when it comes to the details things get a bit messier. Due to a combination of widespread misinformation and new information coming out constantly, myths and misunderstandings about when it comes to concussions and brain injuries as a whole. I’ve […]

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5 Concussion Myths That Need To Be Corrected

5 Concussion Myths That Need To Be Corrected

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There are an astounding amount of myths related to concussions and traumatic brain injuries. I’ve previously shared an infographic debunking several of the widely believed myths about concussions, but there are more than enough misconceptions about the most common form of brain injury to spend some more time correcting the most popular myths. Many of […]

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Concussion Myths Infographic

Debunking the Most Common Myths About Concussions

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You may feel like you see concussions in the headlines every day, but surprisingly this has done little to change the widespread misunderstandings of the specific brain injury. It is still commonplace to call suffering a concussion “getting your bell rung” or to suggest that a child suffering a concussion is “normal”, but few are […]

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