Longer Recovery in Repeated Concussions in Children

A new study from Boston’s Children Hospital shows that  children ages 11-22 with a history of prior concussions, especially those with recent or multiple concussions, have prolonged symptoms after another concussion compared to those with a remote or no history of concussions.  On average, children without prior injury took 12 days to recover, while those with…

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Running vs. Walking – Which is Better?

Physicians routinely recommend regular exercise  for health and fitness reasons.  The CDC as well as the American Heart Association recommend an average of 20-30 minutes of moderate intensity sessions per day.  A recent New York Times article discusses running vs. walking,  two of the most common forms of exercise.  Both activities have multiple health benefits, including decreased…

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