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College Students May Take Longer To Recover From Concussions

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  College can be a tough time for many. Between the pressures of being independent for the first time and the challenges of higher education, the period can put a lot of stress on the brain. Maybe that is why new research suggests that college students typically take significantly longer to recover from concussions compared […]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Race Following Lengthy Concussion Recovery

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Race Following Lengthy Concussion Recovery

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After missing 18 races because of long-lasting concussion symptoms, NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. has officially been cleared to race in the 2017 season. Earnhardt completed a test drive at Darlington Raceway with no symptoms, clearing him to compete again. “I feel great, and I’m excited to officially be back,” Earnhardt said in a Thursday […]

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Return-to-Learn after Concussion

Why Do So Few States Have “Return-To-Learn” Laws For Concussed Students

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Every single state in America has established some form of “return-to-play” laws intended to protect young athletes who have experienced a concussion. However, most states have failed to set out any guidelines for when a child should return to the classroom after an injury, according to a new report published in today’s online issue of […]

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Nearly Symptom-less Dale Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Racetrack

Nearly Symptom-less Dale Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Racetrack

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After months of rehabilitation from a brain injury, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will finally be appearing at major racing events this weekend – though he won’t be racing. The famous driver has not raced since early July, due to complicated and long-lasting post-concussion symptoms, and has already decided to sit out the rest of the season […]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gives a Glimpse Into TBI Rehabilitation

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gives a Glimpse Into TBI Rehabilitation

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been very public about his most recent brain injury from the beginning. After announcing that he would be sitting out of a major race due to concussion symptoms, the racer has been chronicling and sharing his recovery with the world. Another eye chart. You hold this a foot from your face. […]

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Full Concussion Recovery May Take Years For Kids

Full Concussion Recovery May Take Years For Kids

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Past research has made it clear that younger athletes take significantly longer to recover than their older counterparts, but a new study suggests it may take much more time than previously thought before they recover entirely. According to findings from York University, it can take up to two years before athletes between the ages of […]

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