Study: Childhood Concussions May Be More Common Than Previously Thought

As many as 2 million children suffer a concussion every year during sports and other activities, a study in the journal Pediatrics finds.
0:25 | 06/20/16

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Well an alert for parents this morning childhood concussions may be a lot more common than we think a new study estimates. As many as two million American children under the age of eighteen. Suffer a concussion every year during sports and other activities and more than a million of those concussions are not reported to doctors meaning. Many kids are suffering from brain injuries without the benefit of any treatment.

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