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Complete rest until symptom-free after concussion may not be best for recovery

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Rest has long been the cornerstone of concussion treatment. For sports-related head injuries, for example, current guidelines say children should avoid returning to play — and all other physical activity — until all concussion symptoms such as headaches are gone. New research however, suggests those who exercise within a week of injury, regardless of symptoms, […]

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Factors that help children thrive in the face of adversity

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Research shows that people who experience four or more adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as economic hardship, exposure to violence or the death of a loved one, are more likely to have lasting physical and mental health problems. But new research suggests that certain family, social and community assets may boost a child’s chances of […]