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Head injury refers to trauma to the head. This may or may not include injury to the brain. However, the terms traumatic brain injury and head injury are often used interchangeably in the medical literature.

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AANS/CNS issue statement on Congress hearing of impact of concussions on high school athletes

AANS/CNS issue statement on Congress hearing of impact of concussions on high school athletes

Children with hearing loss in one ear have poorer oral language scores: Study

Children with hearing loss in one ear have poorer oral language scores: Study

Researchers study relationship between insurance status and head injury patient transfer

Researchers study relationship between insurance status and head injury patient transfer

Researchers observe marked increase in abusive head traumas during economic downturn

Researchers observe marked increase in abusive head traumas during economic downturn

CSTE receives $1M gift from NFL to research long-term effects of repetitive brain trauma in football players

CSTE receives $1M gift from NFL to research long-term effects of repetitive brain trauma in football players

700 scientists to present new information on smell and taste at AChemS 32nd annual meeting

700 scientists to present new information on smell and taste at AChemS 32nd annual meeting

Handheld SD-OCT device helps examine vitreoretinal interface in infants with SBS

Handheld SD-OCT device helps examine vitreoretinal interface in infants with SBS

Head trauma can cause loss of smell and taste sensations

Head trauma can cause loss of smell and taste sensations

BHR Pharma salutes BIAA's efforts to raise awareness on concussion

BHR Pharma salutes BIAA's efforts to raise awareness on concussion

Focal dystonia precipitated by odor exposure: First case reported

Focal dystonia precipitated by odor exposure: First case reported

QR Pharma awarded patent covering use of Posiphen and analogs in treatment of DS

QR Pharma awarded patent covering use of Posiphen and analogs in treatment of DS

Winter Sports: Tips on proper training, and prevention of injuries and concussions

Winter Sports: Tips on proper training, and prevention of injuries and concussions

Quebec transplantation: 431 people receive 499 organs from 138 deceased donors

Quebec transplantation: 431 people receive 499 organs from 138 deceased donors

Findings suggest AP patients lack the ability to process faces as a whole

Findings suggest AP patients lack the ability to process faces as a whole

QR Pharma commences clinical trial of Posiphen in early stage AD patients

QR Pharma commences clinical trial of Posiphen in early stage AD patients

AANS: Accidental falls are leading cause of non-fatal injury among Americans of all ages

AANS: Accidental falls are leading cause of non-fatal injury among Americans of all ages

New tool may help standardize use of CT scans in children with minor head injuries

New tool may help standardize use of CT scans in children with minor head injuries

Penn Medicine experts available to offer medical insight and commentary during 2010 Winter Olympics

Penn Medicine experts available to offer medical insight and commentary during 2010 Winter Olympics

Telemedicine may help community hospitals in early treatment of severely injured patients

Telemedicine may help community hospitals in early treatment of severely injured patients

New neuroprotective drug trial for people with traumatic brain injuries

New neuroprotective drug trial for people with traumatic brain injuries