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Student athletes risk lives by hiding head injuries

January 24, 2013

http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-finds-high-school-athletes-dont-report-concussions-187908921.html?m=y&smobile=y

 

Source - KOMO TV


This article discusses a recent study led by Dr. Sara Chrisman. The study showed that high-school varsity athletes were unlikely to report head injuries on the field. Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, chief neurosurgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital, says concussions rarely result in serious injury, but in some cases the side effects have been lethal.

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