Head Injuries Hit 1 in 14 Kids, CDC Reports

A male teenage basketball player is at the doctors office to have some work done on his injury. He is telling they nurse where he was hurt.

By: Serene Gordan 

FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Given the news of the devastating effects of head injuries among professional football players, parents may wonder if their mini athletes are at risk, too.

Some very well might be, new research suggests.

About 7 percent of children 3 to 17 years old have experienced a head injury, according to U.S. health officials.


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