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Health News for 11/01/14

November 1, 2014

High School Football Players Aren't Well-Educated About Concussion

Despite recent efforts to create awareness about concussion among young athletes, a new study found that high school football players still don't know enough about the symptoms and consequences of this type of head injury.
Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

Malfunction of a key brain protein called tau is the likely culprit behind Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, a new study in mice concludes.
Child's Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons

Children and teens with poor access to general surgeons are at increased risk of suffering a ruptured appendix, and the risk is particularly high among young children, a new study finds.
Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.: Study

Surgery for low back pain caused by spinal stenosis varies depending on where in the United States you live, a new report says.
Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study

Sleep apnea may make it hard for you to remember simple things, such as where you parked your car or left your house keys, a small study suggests.
Study Shows How Toddlers Adjust to Adult Anger

Toddlers can both sense adult anger and alter their behavior in response to it, new research reveals.
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