Tomorrow's Health: Brain Damage Can Happen Without Concussions


Story Updated: Dec 24, 2013

Athletes could face brain damage, even without a concussion.

Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine found that blows to the head during a single season of football or hockey may affect the brain's white matter, damaging memory or the ability to think.
Unless you have deep pockets, it might be tough to get help for a mental illness. About half of all psychiatrists now reject private and federal insurance, requiring patients to pay in cash.
And does music help make kids smarter? A recent study says no, but it can be helpful in other ways.
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