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CDC Heads Up - Stronger Brain. Stronger Future

Keeping children and teens healthy and safe is always a top priority. Whether you are a parent, youth sports coach, 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.
What is a Concussion?
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Concussion Danger Signs
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Concussion Signs and Symptoms
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Recovery from a Concussion
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Returning to School
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Returning to Sports and Activities
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