Even Mild Hits to the Head Might Harm the Brain

As more research focuses on the damage concussions can cause, scientists now report that even mild blows to the head might affect memory and thinking.

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NFL’s Seau Had Brain Trauma at Time of Suicide, Report Finds

When former National Football League star linebacker Junior Seau killed himself last year, he had a catastrophic brain disorder probably brought on by repeated hits to the head, the U.S. National Institutes of Health has concluded.

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Hillary Clinton Released From NYC Hospital

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was released from a New York hospital Wednesday evening following treatment for a blood clot in her head. Clinton’s doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital treated the clot — which they believe is linked to a concussion she suffered in December — with blood thinning medication.

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Hillary Clinton’s Concussion: 6 Head Injury Treatment Tips

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently ended up with a concussion after she became being dehydrated due to a stomach virus and fainted. Although concussions most frequently occur in sports injuries, they can happen after any fall or blow to the head or body that shakes the brain, as in Clinton’s case.

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