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A Rise in Concussions Isn’t All Bad News

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According to a new report, rates of concussions have reached an all-time high over the past six years, especially among teens. The good news is that the rise is likely due to better concussion awareness.

Add Author, Movie Producer to Neurologist’s Accomplishments

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Before neurology there was another subject that piqued Dr. Jeffrey Kerr’s interest...Austin history.

What To Do If A Child Has A Seizure

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A common symptom of epilepsy is a seizure, which can take a lot of different forms. What should you do if a child near you has a seizure? Stay calm. Here are other ways you can help...

ADHD: One Size Does Not Fit All

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ADHD is not the same for everyone. Every child’s case is unique, and shows different combinations of symptoms. Check out this infographic that shows the various shades of ADHD.

Can What You Eat Affect ADHD Symptoms?

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While the research still isn't clear about whether diet affects behaviors associated with ADHD, these two simple changes will certainly provide a foundation for health.

10-Year Old Creates Non-Profit to Raise Awareness About His Own Condition

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Frustrated that his school disease awareness programs ignored epilepsy, a condition he has lived with all of his young life, Chase Johnson decided to do something to change that...in a big way.

Concussion Expert Loves Playing the Blues

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When not treating patients or teaching the community about best concussion health practices, Dr. Michael Reardon might also be found playing blues or jazz harmonica for local bands.

3 Key Facts About Concussions

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It's that time of year again...sports season! Football isn't the only contact sport where concussion is a common injury. Protect your athlete's brain health and read these key facts.

ADHD and Back-to-School: Are You Ready?

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For some kids suffering from ADHD, back-to-school time can be stressful. Here are a few ways to prepare and motivate them for a new school season.

Dr. Reardon on KVUE-TV: Why Concussions Are Under-reported

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A recent study suggests that the number of concussion injuries may be much higher than reported...possibly 1.5 million more. With the sports season approaching soon, Dr. Michael Reardon spoke to KVUE-TV about what parents should know about concussion injuries.

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