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The Waiting Game: Concussion Needs Time to Heal

Kristin Wheeler, 17, president of her junior class and a varsity cheerleader for Swampscott High School, would seem to be an unlikely candidate for a concussion, but she’s already suffered two—the last of which required six weeks for recovery. Read more.

Kristin Wheeler describes her experience in this video
Concussion Quiets Swampscott Cheerleader