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3/11/13 -- Let's Include Children in the Concussion Discussion
Blythedale Chief of Neurology Jay Selman, M.D. pens this important piece on pediatric concussion, which appears on The Dr. Oz Show website.
The hospitalization of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the effects of concussion, along with the regular-season brain injuries suffered by high-profile NFL players such as Philadelphia's Michael Vick, Chicago's Jay Cutler, and San Francisco's Alex Smith have put concussions front and center in the national discussions. Combined with a recent study by the American Academy of Pediatrics on children’s injuries – including concussions – doctors and parents now have more than ever to consider when it comes to a major health problem previously relegated to the pages of medical journals, instead of top stories for national magazines and TV news. To read the full article, please click here
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