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When Your Child Suffers A Concussion

A concussion is a scary thing, especially when it’s your child who suffers one. But a new study offers some advice for parents of children who have suffered a head injury. As CBS4’s Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the emphasis should be on the return to the classroom more than the playing field.

05/11/2015

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

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Don’t Rush Back To The Classroom After Concussion

The effects of a concussion are most worrisome on the athletic field, but it’s in the classroom where the symptoms can cause the most trouble. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

10/28/2013

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