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Facts about concussion and brain injury

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      A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. Concussions can also occur from a fall or a blow to the body that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and forth. Doctors may describe a concussion as a “mild” brain injury because concussions are usually not life-threatening. Even so, their effects can be serious. For more information and resources, please visit CDC on the Web at: www.cdc.gov/Concussion. CS202043 Publication date from document properties. fact_sheet_concusstbi-a.pdf
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