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What Is A Concussion?

Learn exactly what a concussion is and why it is so important to allow your brain to fully recover. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to "a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability" each year, according to the CDC. In 2010, 2.5 million TBIs occurred either as an isolated injury or along with other injuries.

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Counting Quality: A don’t-just-count-calories healthy weight plan

Want to guess the dirtiest word in the English language when it comes to achieving and maintaining a healthy diet and weight? Is it “fried”? “Soda”? “Pepperoni”? “Carbs”? “Doughnuts”? Well, those words certainly describe foods that are guaranteed to contribute to all kinds of health woes, from diabetes and joint pain to excess weight. But we’re talking about this one: “calories.”

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Ten keys to a healthier pregnancy and a healthier baby

Every year, around 34 million babies are born in the U.S. While having a healthy pregnancy and baby is a magical time, it’s not always the trouble-free event moms and dads hope for. Almost 3.4 million babies annually are born pre-term, and 324,000 have low birth weight. It’s estimated that about 15 percent of American babies have developmental problems such as ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, hearing loss, intellectual disability, vision impairment, etc. Fortunately, there’s a great deal you can do, even in advance of conception, to assure a healthier pregnancy and a healthier newborn.

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What Is A Concussion?

Learn exactly what a concussion is and why it is so important to allow your brain to fully recover. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to "a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability" each year, according to the CDC. In 2010, 2.5 million TBIs occurred either as an isolated injury or along with other injuries.
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What Is A Concussion?

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