-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- A concussion is a mild traumatic brain
injury that occurs from a significant blow to the head.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says while it's
unclear about how much, if any, brain damage occurs from a
concussion, the injury does temporarily impair brain function.
The academy offers these suggestions to protect yourself against
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