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A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics.

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Study links concussions to irregular menstrual cycles

There's an increased risk that girls will have irregular periods after they experience a concussion, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics.

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Rest may not be best after concussion

After a concussion, most pediatricians recommend that teens and children rest until all their symptoms disappear. A new study questions this advice.

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:06:34 GMT
Youth concussions on the rise since 2010, peaking in fall

Concussions have been on the rise for American youth since 2010, according to the Health of America Report recently released by Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:02:13 GMT
What a concussion looks like in the brain, on the cellular level

Scientists have captured in real-time video what happens to a brain cell after experiencing a major concussion-causing impact.

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:51:46 GMT
After CNN investigation, Puerto Rico asks funeral homes to help identify hurricane deaths

Puerto Rico is asking for help with its efforts to tally deaths from Hurricane Maria.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:43:50 GMT
Puerto Rico's uncounted hurricane deaths

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Little boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies after cancer battle

Jacob Thompson, the boy who got thousands of Christmas cards from charmed fans this fall, has died after a long battle with cancer.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:13:44 GMT
Self-inflicted injuries surge among tween and early teen girls

Emergency room visits for non-fatal, self-inflicted injuries surged in recent years among US girls and young women, especially those between the ages of 10 and 14, according to a new study.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:00:22 GMT
Trader Joes recalls salads over plastic, glass fears

Trader Joe's has recalled some of its packaged poultry salads over concerns they may contain pieces of glass or hard plastic.

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