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Concussions affect those out of the arena, too

We’ve been hearing more and more about the dangerous and often long-lasting effects of concussions as former professional athletes speak out about their symptoms from brain injury. But it’s not just football and hockey players that are suffering. Shannon Heffernan shares stories of people whose lives were disrupted because of concussions, and Philicia L. Deckard of the Brain Injury Association of Illinois explains what people need to know to stay healthy. Photo: Flickr/Goats4Sale

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