The Science of Concussion and Brain Injury

How medicine, sports and society are trying to heal and protect the brains of millions amidst the growing awareness of the long-lasting effects of traumatic head injury

Brain Injury Rate 7 Times Greater among U.S. Prisoners

Prisoners suffer disproportionately from past traumatic brain injuries. Researchers are hunting for the best tools to treat this population in an effort to help them reintegrate into society--and avoid re-incarceration


Inside Story: What Happens When Brain Hits Skull

Watch the frightening mechanics of a concussive blow to the head


Concussion Is a Serious Problem for Child Athletes

Concussion in children is a serious problem that deserves more attention


How Brains Bounce Back from Physical Damage

After a traumatic injury, neurons that govern memory can regenerate


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