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Child injury: High schooler dies following head injury

In many towns in New York and across the United States, high school football plays an important role in entertainment. Unfortunately, an increased spotlight on injuries suffered while playing football has sparked a debate on whether stricter regulations are needed to protect players. That debate may be intensified following the recent death of a high schooler from a child injury.

New CDC guidelines emphasize concussions as brain injury

As the school year gears up in New York and across the country, many sports are also starting again. Recent news stories about the impact of repetitive brain injury have many parents concerned about their children. In fact, new guidelines released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emphasize that what might be considered a mild concussion is still an injury to the brain and could have serious ramifications.

Caretaker accused of abuse after toddler suffers head injury

As most people in New York who have spent time around small children can likely attest, toddlers can be frustrating. Unfortunately, those who are ill-equipped to deal with these frustrations could ultimately cause serious injury if they take their frustrations out on a child. In fact, a woman in another state was recently accused of child abuse after a young child in her care suffered a head injury.

Study suggests traumatic brain injury increases suicide risk

While much is known about the brain, there are still many aspects of it that mystify medical professionals in New York and across the globe.  Perhaps because of its important roles in many bodily functions, a traumatic brain injury often has significant, long-term implications. Unfortunately, scientists and researchers are still working to determine exactly how a TBI can impact victims.

New York toddler undergoes surgery following daycare head injury

Parents in New York and across the country are often left to make difficult decisions about their children's care. Because they are often unable to afford leaving their job to care for their children, they must place them in childcare. Unfortunately, a toddler recently underwent surgery after she suffered a head injury while at a daycare.

Lawsuit filed after head injury involving air rifle

There are a variety of different products that are marketed to young people that could easily result in serious injury, especially if a manufacturer has not taken proper measures to ensure the product is as safe as can be. For example, most parents in New York are likely aware that air rifles hold a certain degree of risk of injury. However, they expect that certain features -- such as a safety mode -- will provide some protection. Unfortunately, a recently filed lawsuit claims that the manufacturer of a certain air rifle was negligent, resulting in a teenager's head injury.

Lawsuit filed after 7-year-old suffers head injury

During the summer, parents in New York and across the country often have to make important decisions about who will care for their children during the day. When they do make a decision, they put a great deal of faith into those who provide care -- which could ultimately be a variety of different people. Unfortunately, a family is now coping with the unexpected death of a 7-year-old after he suffered a head injury at a public pool in another state.

Infant not expected to recover following child injury

As most people in New York and across the country are aware, the brain is an amazing organ. Because of all the many important roles it plays, however, damage to the brain can have permanent, significant consequences. Unfortunately, officials in another state claim that an infant has suffered an irreparable child injury after being shaken by the woman who was providing care while the child's mother worked.

Long-term effects of a child injury involving the brain

The effects of many injuries can often be immediately seen. When most people think of a child injury, they likely think of something that can be controlled and treated. Unfortunately, this is not always the case for those who suffer head injuries in New York and across the country.

Student in after-school program suffers fatal child injury

Children in New York and across the country send their children to school every day trusting that they will be kept safe. Unfortunately, not all children will make it home in the same condition in which they left, while others may not be able to return at all. In fact, a young student in another state recently suffered a fatal child injury while at an elementary school.

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