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Warning signs of a concussion

By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing Every year, hundreds of thousands of children get concussions. They get them from falls, from playing sports, from being hit by objects, from bumping into things. What many people donít realize is that it doesnít necessarily take a big impact to get a concussion. One of my daughters got a concussion from bumping into a low-hanging tree branch ó and another got one from being…

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