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Dangerous Effects of Repeated Concussions in Children

Dangerous Effects of Repeated Concussions in Children

Angelo Neumann loves sports, but the 9-year-old can’t afford to get hit in the head again. He’s already had four concussions, an injury that shakes the brain around inside the skull. John Forrest Bennet cares for Angelo at the concussion clinic at Seattle Children’s Hospital. If you suspect a child has a concussion he said have them stop what they are doing and get evaluated.

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