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10-23-2018

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Big hits, lower numbers - WAFF

10-23-2018


WAFF
Big hits, lower numbers
WAFF
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Many of you devote a large chunk of your weekend to watching your favorite football team. From the tailgate to the kickoff, it's part of our culture here in the South. Yet, as we found out in...

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Prevent Biometrics® Acquires Assets of X2 Biosystems, Consolidating Leadership in Head…

10-22-2018


Business Wire
Prevent Biometrics® Acquires Assets of X2 Biosystems, Consolidating Leadership in Head Impact Monitoring
Odessa American
“Head impact monitoring holds transformational potential for concussion safety, and our combined intellectual property gives us a tremendous competitive advantage in this emerging category,” Washburn continued. The ability to accurately...

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Youth Sports Leagues Admit to Dodging Concussion Safety Laws - NBC…

10-21-2018


NBC Bay Area
Youth Sports Leagues Admit to Dodging Concussion Safety Laws
NBC Bay Area
The Investigative Unit surveyed hundreds of youth sports leagues across the Bay Area to find out if teams are adhering to California's concussion safety laws. The reporting revealed a lack of education...

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Working across disciplines, Stanford researchers explore causes and treatments for concussions…

10-19-2018


Stanford University News
Working across disciplines, Stanford researchers explore causes and treatments for concussions and how to prevent ...
Stanford University News
Concern about those effects has led to changes in youth sports policies and campaigns aimed at raising awareness about the risks and symptoms associated with...

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Closing the gaps in concussion law - InvestigateWest

10-19-2018


InvestigateWest
Closing the gaps in concussion law
InvestigateWest
Like Max's Law, Jenna's Law requires coaches and referees in organized youth sports leagues to receive annual concussion training. It also requires parents and children 12 and older to be educated about the signs and symptoms of concussions and...

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Pop Warner starts concussion-awareness program for kids - Waco Tribune-Herald

10-19-2018


Pop Warner starts concussion-awareness program for kids
Waco Tribune-Herald
Pop Warner, the country's largest youth football program, is implementing a concussion-awareness initiative aimed at educating young athletes about how to recognize symptoms of a head injury.

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Pop Warner implements concussion-awareness program for kids - Chicago Sun-Times

10-18-2018


Chicago Sun-Times
Pop Warner implements concussion-awareness program for kids
Chicago Sun-Times
Pop Warner, the country's largest youth football program, is implementing a concussion-awareness initiative aimed at educating young athletes about how to recognize symptoms of a head injury. The program is called CrashCourse and was developed with ...
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Tackling the concussion issue in youth sports - Moscow-Pullman Daily News

09-29-2018


Moscow-Pullman Daily News
Tackling the concussion issue in youth sports
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
Coaches with both organizations undergo concussion training to learn the symptoms and the steps to take if a player appears to have one. If a coach suspects a player sustained a concussion, the player...

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As Concussion Concerns Grow, CDC Issues New Guidelines For Treating Student…

09-24-2018


Capital Public Radio News
As Concussion Concerns Grow, CDC Issues New Guidelines For Treating Student Athletes With Head Injuries
Capital Public Radio News
The increased awareness spurred a 2016 California law requiring sports coaches to be trained spot concussions. The law also details the how long a...

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Concussions in Needham youth sports leads some parents to consider safer…

09-24-2018


Wicked Local
Concussions in Needham youth sports leads some parents to consider safer options
Wicked Local
THE ISSUE: Growing evidence indicates concussions from participation in contact/collision sports such as football can have long-term impacts on health. THE IMPACT: Fear over concussions has led to a decrease in...

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