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Canada Invests $7.5M in Concussion Research

The Canadian government and a few strategic partners have committed $7.5 million to concussion research. The money will support 19 projects focused on concussion prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Health Minister Rona Ambrose acknowledges the struggle that brain injury causes many families. "Whether it's a hockey concussion, a senior's fall, or violence in the home, injuries…
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Concussion Guidelines Get Adults Back to Life

Doctors have a new set of guidelines to consult when treating adult patients with persistent post-concussion symptoms. Dr. Shawn Marshall, lead author, says that concussions are commonly thought of as a sports injury. But many concussions come "from mishaps of daily living, such as slipping on the ice while walking the dog, falling down the…
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