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photo: grandparents and grandchildrenEveryone is at risk for a traumatic brain injury (TBI), especially children and older adults.

CDC's research and programs work to prevent TBIs and help people recognize, respond, and recover if a TBI occurs.

Report to Congress

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Traumatic Brain Injury Epidemiology and Rehabilitation: Recommendations for Addressing Critical Gaps

Guide to Writing about TBI

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The Guide is designed for media writers, editors, and bloggers to better inform coverage of TBI in news and social media.

Adults and TBI

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Children and Teens and TBI

HEADS UP ConcussionWhether you are a parent, youth sports coach, high school coach, school professional, or health care provider), this site will help you recognize, respond to, and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injury.


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