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Gwinnett Medical Center Concussion Care Van On The Move - Patch.com

08-23-2019

Gwinnett Medical Center Concussion Care Van On The Move  Patch.comGMC Concussion Care Van On The Moon - Gwinnett, GA - The purpose is to provide on-site concussion care as well as education.

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Panthers' Greg Little: Being evaluated for concussion - CBSSports.com

08-23-2019

Panthers' Greg Little: Being evaluated for concussion  CBSSports.comLittle was carted to the locker room during Thursday's preseason game against the Patriots to be evaluated for a concussion, Brendan Marks of The Charlotte ...

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Cervelli granted release by Pirates, aims to join contender | News…

08-23-2019

Cervelli granted release by Pirates, aims to join contender | News, Sports, Jobs  Lock Haven ExpressPITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are parting ways with veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli, who's worked his way back from another concussion and ...

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Jordan Reed evaluated for concussion after brutal helmet-to-helmet hit by Keanu…

08-23-2019

Jordan Reed evaluated for concussion after brutal helmet-to-helmet hit by Keanu Neal  CBS SportsJordan Reed is getting evaluated for a concussion once again, another setback for a player who has experienced a history of head injuries. Reed took a hard hit ...

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Spreading concussion awareness: do you know the symptoms? - WFXRtv.com

08-23-2019

Spreading concussion awareness: do you know the symptoms?  WFXRtv.comBLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) – When people hear the word “concussion”, they often think about contact sports — football, boxing, hockey, and many more.

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Jaguars' D.J. Chark: Sustains concussion - CBSSports.com

08-23-2019

Jaguars' D.J. Chark: Sustains concussion  CBSSports.comChark was forced out of Thursday's preseason matchup with Miami due to a concussion, Tad reports. Chark sustained the concussion on a kickoff return in the ...

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Jordan Reed being evaluated for a concussion - Yahoo Sports

08-23-2019

Jordan Reed being evaluated for a concussion  Yahoo SportsWashington tight end Jordan Reed found himself in a familiar situation on Thursday night. Reed has dealt with a long list of injuries over the course of his NFL ...

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Brian Brooks and Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen: Insomnia treatment linked to faster concussion…

08-23-2019

Brian Brooks and Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen: Insomnia treatment linked to faster concussion recovery in kids  Vancouver SunActive kids sustain injuries. It is estimated that every year more than 100000 Canadian children and adolescents get a concussion while participating in normal ...

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Concussion study shows more parents keeping kids out of contact sports…

08-23-2019

Concussion study shows more parents keeping kids out of contact sports  12news.com KPNXArizona has been leading the way when it comes to understanding athletes and concussions. Doctors at the Barrow Neurological Institute released the results of ...

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Concussion concerns: More Arizona parents keeping kids out of contact sports…

08-23-2019

Concussion concerns: More Arizona parents keeping kids out of contact sports  AZFamilyAs school gets back in session, concussion concerns are leading more Arizona parents to keep their kids out of contact sports, according to a new survey from ...

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Barrow concussion survey: Fewer parents letting kids play sports - ABC15…

08-22-2019

Barrow concussion survey: Fewer parents letting kids play sports  ABC15 ArizonaPHOENIX — The Barrow Neurological Institute released its latest concussion survey and the results are stunning. Both parents and student-athletes seem to be ...

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The Catch 22 of concussion - The Australian Financial Review

08-22-2019

The Catch 22 of concussion  The Australian Financial ReviewWhen it comes to recovering from concussion, former Australian cricket captain, Steve Smith, appears to have an advantage. It comes from his resilience and his ...

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Barrow Institute Study Finds Growing Fear Of Concussion Among Teens, Parents…

08-22-2019

Barrow Institute Study Finds Growing Fear Of Concussion Among Teens, Parents  KJZZA new survey conducted by the Barrow Neurological Institute shows an increasing awareness among respondents of the dangers of contact sports.According to ...

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WIAA renews concussion insurance for all student athletes - WSAW

08-22-2019

WIAA renews concussion insurance for all student athletes  WSAWThe WIAA has renewed HeadStrong Insurance for its third year. This type of insurance helps families with concussion related medical costs.

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Pirates release veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli, who reportedly will sign deal…

08-22-2019

Pirates release veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli, who reportedly will sign deal with Braves  CBS SportsVeteran catcher Francisco Cervelli, who has not played in a big-league game since late May after sustaining a concussion, recently began playing in ...

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Texans' Kahale Warring still in concussion protocol - Houston Chronicle

08-22-2019

Texans' Kahale Warring still in concussion protocol  Houston Chronicle Rookie tight end Kahale Warring remains under the NFL concussion protocol, according to coach Bill O'Brien.

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Texas 6A Schools Now Have To Report Sports Concussions - Texas…

08-22-2019

Texas 6A Schools Now Have To Report Sports Concussions  Texas StandardSmaller schools are also encouraged to track the data researchers say could help them learn more about preventing these brain injuries.

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Bills' Morse OK'd to practice while in concussion protocol - GoErie.com

08-22-2019

Bills' Morse OK'd to practice while in concussion protocol  GoErie.comORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills starting center Mitch Morse has been allowed to practice, becoming one step closer to being cleared from the NFL's ...

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Wellness Wednesday: Preventing concussions in kids - KSTU FOX 13 Salt…

08-21-2019

Wellness Wednesday: Preventing concussions in kids  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake CitySALT LAKE CITY - As students begin heading back to school and taking part in sports, doctors are warning about the dangers of concussions. Dr. Anne Russo of ...

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WIAA: Concussion insurance returns for third school year - Daily Union

08-21-2019

WIAA: Concussion insurance returns for third school year  Daily UnionSTEVENS POINT — For the past two years, every high school and junior high school student-athlete in Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association member ...

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Texas Mandate: Largest High Schools to Report All Concussions to Statewide…

08-21-2019

Texas Mandate: Largest High Schools to Report All Concussions to Statewide Registry  NewswiseStarting this fall, the biggest public high schools in Texas are required to report all sports concussions to a central database as part of one of the nation's largest ...

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NCAA Not Liable in Onyshko Concussion & ALS - The National…

08-21-2019

NCAA Not Liable in Onyshko Concussion & ALS  The National Law ReviewPennsylvania jury found for National Collegiate Athletic Association in sports concussion case Onyshko v. NCAA for claims of negligence and loss of consortium ...

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Welcome to THE COMMONS -- News and Views for Windham County…

08-21-2019

Welcome to THE COMMONS -- News and Views for Windham County, Vermont  CommonsBy Randolph T. Holhut/The Commons. Practices have begun for the fall sports season at Vermont's public high schools. With the varsity football season just a ...

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Ashes 2019: England's Jason Roy passes concussion test ahead of third…

08-21-2019

Ashes 2019: England's Jason Roy passes concussion test ahead of third Ashes Test  Sky SportsJason Roy has passed concussion testing, but will be re-examined on Thursday before being cleared to play in the third Ashes Test against Australia.

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Australia's fixation with heroic injuries hampers progress on concussion in sport…

08-21-2019

Australia's fixation with heroic injuries hampers progress on concussion in sport  The GuardianWhile Justin Langer referred to the decision to keep Steve Smith out of the third Test as a “no brainer”, with no apparent irony, the debate around concussion in ...

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On-field assessment of concussion: clinical utility of the King-Devick | OAJSM…

08-21-2019

On-field assessment of concussion: clinical utility of the King-Devick | OAJSM  Dove Medical PressAndrew D Legarreta,1 Nishit Mummareddy,1 Aaron M Yengo-Kahn,1,2 Scott L Zuckerman1,2 1Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center, Vanderbilt University ...

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Your Health Matters Montana doctor talks about preseason concussion tests Elizabeth…

08-20-2019

Your Health Matters Montana doctor talks about preseason concussion tests Elizabeth Transue  KPAX-TVPreseason concussion testing is a requirement at Montana high schools.

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Treating concussions during the high school football season - WEAU

08-20-2019

Treating concussions during the high school football season  WEAUPrep athletes will be hitting the gridiron this week for the first games of the high school football season and health experts say there will be special emphasis on ...

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Australia batsman Smith out of Ashes test with concussion - Arizona…

08-20-2019

Australia batsman Smith out of Ashes test with concussion  Arizona Daily StarLEEDS, England (AP) — Australia will be without batsman Steve Smith for the third Ashes test against England because of a concussion.

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More children suffer head injuries playing recreational sport than team sport…

08-20-2019

More children suffer head injuries playing recreational sport than team sport  Science DailyAn Australian/ New Zealand study examining childhood head injuries has found that children who do recreational sports like horse riding, skate boarding and ...

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Packers' Jace Sternberger: Clears concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

08-20-2019

Packers' Jace Sternberger: Clears concussion protocol  CBSSports.comSternberger (concussion) cleared the concussion protocol Tuesday and returned to practice, Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports. Sternberger ...

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Football is back. So are concussions. In Florida, high-tech helmets are…

08-20-2019

Football is back. So are concussions. In Florida, high-tech helmets are scarce | Commentary  Orlando SentinelHigh schools in Flagler and Seminole counties are using high-tech concussion-sensing helmets. But most Florida football programs aren't.

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Wearing neck guard is optional: BCCI briefs players on anti-concussion helmets…

08-20-2019

Wearing neck guard is optional: BCCI briefs players on anti-concussion helmets  India TodayThe BCCI has briefed its players on the importance of wearing anti-concussion helmet but left the decision to use neck guard on the cricketers despite growing ...

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Routine hits to the head, not just concussions, may cause brain…

08-20-2019

Routine hits to the head, not just concussions, may cause brain damage in football players, study finds  MinnPost"It's close to being settled science that repetitive head hits are their own source of permanent damage to the brain, independent of concussions," said senior ...

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After concussions ended her soccer career, a former star is helping…

08-20-2019

After concussions ended her soccer career, a former star is helping girls avoid a similar fate  The Washington PostGirls' soccer players are suffering brain injuries at nearly the same rate as football players. For one, the sport brought her six concussions and severe lasting ...

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Football May Take a Toll on the Brain, Even Without Concussions…

08-20-2019

Football May Take a Toll on the Brain, Even Without Concussions  The New York TimesAfter a season of college football, portions of players' brains can show worrying signs of damage, even if they did not experience a concussion, according to a ...

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Alexa Bliss: I feel a lot better now following concussions -…

08-20-2019

Alexa Bliss: I feel a lot better now following concussions  Sky SportsAlexa Bliss has revealed that WWE's handling of her documented concussion issues has left her feeling a lot better due to the information and education she ...

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Delayed concussion a challenge for cricket medical staff - Sydney Morning…

08-20-2019

Delayed concussion a challenge for cricket medical staff  Sydney Morning HeraldCricket Australia has unveiled a study into 199 head impacts of first-class cricketers over a five-year period, as the sport continues to work its way through how ...

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Steve Smith’s Concussion Ignites Debate Over Contentious Cricket Rules - Forbes

08-20-2019

Steve Smith’s Concussion Ignites Debate Over Contentious Cricket Rules  ForbesSteve Smith's concussion in the second Test has ignited debate over safety in cricket.

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Benefis sports medicine doctor talks about preseason concussion tests - KXLH…

08-20-2019

Benefis sports medicine doctor talks about preseason concussion tests  KXLH Helena NewsPreseason concussion testing is a requirement at Montana high schools.

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Rec Leagues Catch up on Head Rules | News - Santa…

08-20-2019

Rec Leagues Catch up on Head Rules | News  Santa Fe ReporterNearly a decade has passed since the Legislature adopted New Mexico's first law governing how concussions should be prevented, diagnosed and treated for ...

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Montana News Montana sports medicine doctor talks about preseason concussion tests…

08-20-2019

Montana News Montana sports medicine doctor talks about preseason concussion tests Elizabeth Transue 6:30 PM  KTVQ Billings NewsPreseason concussion testing is a requirement at Montana high schools.

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Kids head injuries: The unexpected worst sports for childhood concussion -…

08-19-2019

Kids head injuries: The unexpected worst sports for childhood concussion  3AWChildren who play contact sports like AFL or rugby are at less risk of serious head injuries than kids who cycle, skateboard or horse ride, according to new ...

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Bengals notebook: Left tackle Cordy Glenn in concussion protocol - Cincinnati.com

08-19-2019

Bengals notebook: Left tackle Cordy Glenn in concussion protocol  Cincinnati.comCincinnati Bengals left left Cordy Glenn suffered a concussion during last week's win over Washington.

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Eagles' Cody Kessler: Clears concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

08-19-2019

Eagles' Cody Kessler: Clears concussion protocol  CBSSports.comKessler (concussion) cleared the concussion protocol and can return to practice, Mike Kaye of The Newark Star-Ledger reports. Kessler was removed from ...

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Jaguars' Ryquell Armstead: Cleared from concussion - CBSSports.com

08-19-2019

Jaguars' Ryquell Armstead: Cleared from concussion  CBSSports.comArmstead cleared the concussion protocol, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports. Armstead suffered the injury in the preseason opener and missed the ...

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Browns' Seth DeValve: Returns from concussion - CBSSports.com

08-19-2019

Browns' Seth DeValve: Returns from concussion  CBSSports.comDeValve (concussion) returned to practice Monday, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. DeValve suffered the concussion early in training camp, but ...

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More districts grappling with concussion concerns in athletics - Education Dive

08-19-2019

More districts grappling with concussion concerns in athletics  Education DiveAccording to information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 15% of all student athletes suffered a concussion in 2017, and while concussions ...

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Golden Tate recovering from a concussion - NBCSports.com

08-19-2019

Golden Tate recovering from a concussion  NBCSports.comIt hasn't been the best of summers for Giants wide receiver Golden Tate. Tate was suspended for four games in July for violating the league's ...

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Paxton Lynch in concussion protocol after Holton Hill hit - Yahoo…

08-19-2019

Paxton Lynch in concussion protocol after Holton Hill hit  Yahoo SportsSeahawks quarterback Paxton Lynch was on the receiving end of a nasty hit from Vikings cornerback Holton Hill on Sunday night and he'll need to get cleared ...

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CA's Sports Science Manager sheds light on Smith's delayed concussion -…

08-19-2019

CA's Sports Science Manager sheds light on Smith's delayed concussion  Big News NetworkCA Sports Science and Sports Medicine Manager Alex Kountouris on Monday shed light on Steve Smith delayed concussion and explained the cricketing body ...

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Giants' Golden Tate III placed in concussion protocol - Arizona Daily…

08-18-2019

Giants' Golden Tate III placed in concussion protocol  Arizona Daily StarFILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017, file photo, then-Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate (15) looks on before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in ...

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Steve Smith’s Test concussion reignites debate about safety - The Guardian

08-18-2019

Steve Smith’s Test concussion reignites debate about safety  The GuardianBrain injury charity Headway says batsman should not have returned to pitch after being hit.

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Eagles' Cody Kessler: Remains in concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

08-18-2019

Eagles' Cody Kessler: Remains in concussion protocol  CBSSports.comCoach Doug Peterson said Sunday that Kessler remains in the concussion protocol, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports. Kessler was forced to ...

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Rams' Justin Davis: Returns from concussion - CBSSports.com

08-18-2019

Rams' Justin Davis: Returns from concussion  CBSSports.comDavis (concussion) carried five times for 22 yards and caught both his targets for an additional six yards during Saturday's 14-10 win over the Rams.

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Medical experts say be aware of sports-related concussions - messenger-inquirer

08-18-2019

Medical experts say be aware of sports-related concussions  messenger-inquirerAs a center for Kentucky Wesleyan College, Cole Crume got knocked around a lot on the football field.

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Orioles outfielder DJ Stewart returns from concussion: ‘Your brain, you only…

08-16-2019

Orioles outfielder DJ Stewart returns from concussion: ‘Your brain, you only get one of ’em’  Baltimore SunReturning from a concussion that kept his Twitter mentions busy, DJ Stewart hopes to capitalize on his opportunity with the Orioles.

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49ers' Raheem Mostert: Remains out with concussion - CBSSports.com

08-16-2019

49ers' Raheem Mostert: Remains out with concussion  CBSSports.comMostert (concussion) isn't at practice Friday, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports. After suffering a concussion in the preseason opener, Mostert isn't likely to play ...

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Hartford Athletic's Gentile cleared to play again after concussion recovery -…

08-16-2019

Hartford Athletic's Gentile cleared to play again after concussion recovery  WTNH.com(WTNH) — The Hartford Athletic are back on the pitch at Dillon stadium this Saturday as the squad will take on the Puerto Rican National Team in what they call ...

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CCH switches to new concussion test | Football - Columbus Telegram

08-16-2019

CCH switches to new concussion test | Football  Columbus TelegramAs part of an effort to assist area athletes in safely recovering from concussions, Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) and it's sports medicine staff and the CCH ...

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Ravens’ top draft pick Marquise Brown held out of preseason game…

08-16-2019

Ravens’ top draft pick Marquise Brown held out of preseason game vs. Packers; Chris Board suffers concussion  Baltimore SunAlthough wide receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown, the Ravens top draft pick, started participating in team drills Tuesday, he was held out of Thursday night's ...

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Eagles QB Cody Kessler Leaves Preseason Game Against Jaguars With Concussion…

08-16-2019

Eagles QB Cody Kessler Leaves Preseason Game Against Jaguars With Concussion  CBS PhillyJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (CBS) — The Philadelphia Eagles' quarterbacks rooms is getting a little light on quarterbacks. Cody Kessler left the Eagles' second ...

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New Study Finds Sub-Concussive Hits To The Head May Cause Brain…

08-15-2019

New Study Finds Sub-Concussive Hits To The Head May Cause Brain Damage  CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) Another warning about repetitive head injuries in sports: A new study finds that it doesn't take a full-blown concussion to cause brain damage.

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Head trauma research: Colorado projects (funded by the Pac-12) aim to…

08-15-2019

Head trauma research: Colorado projects (funded by the Pac-12) aim to reduce, and understand, concussions  The Denver PostU.S. Route 36 extends for more than 200 miles through the midsection of Colorado. In the center of the state, it's better known as the Denver-Boulder Turnpike, ...

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$75 million NCAA settlement to fund concussion screening for 4 million…

08-15-2019

$75 million NCAA settlement to fund concussion screening for 4 million former athletes  Lansing State JournalLANSING – Concussion testing could soon be available for former Michigan NCAA athletes as a part of a $75 million court settlement. The NCAA will give $70 ...

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More could be done to mitigate concussion | Local Sports News…

08-14-2019

More could be done to mitigate concussion | Local Sports News  Half Moon Bay ReviewThe San Mateo County civil grand jury last week expressed concern that efforts to curtail dangerous concussions during high school sports in area schools ...

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Many NFL running backs, wide receivers return to play after concussion…

08-14-2019

Many NFL running backs, wide receivers return to play after concussion  HealioThere was a high percentage of National Football League running backs and wide receivers who were able to return to play after concussion, according to ...

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Concussed NFL Players Sidelined for Much Longer Nowadays - HealthDay

08-13-2019

Concussed NFL Players Sidelined for Much Longer Nowadays  HealthDayTUESDAY, Aug. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The length of time that NFL players are sidelined after a concussion has tripled in the past two decades, a new ...

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Thomas back to Texans practice, but Warring in concussion protocol -…

08-12-2019

Thomas back to Texans practice, but Warring in concussion protocol  Fort Bend HeraldThere was good news and bad news for Houston Texans tight ends early Monday morning.

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Jeffco Public Schools hired a nurse to help students who suffer…

08-12-2019

Jeffco Public Schools hired a nurse to help students who suffer concussions succeed in the classroom  The Denver PostJeffco Public Schools has hired a full-time concussion/traumatic brain injury specialty nurse in response to the number of students in the district who were ...

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Lions' Tom Savage: Enters concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

08-10-2019

Lions' Tom Savage: Enters concussion protocol  CBSSports.comHead coach Matt Patricia confirmed Saturday that Savage is in concussion protocol, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports. This is presumably the ...

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Free Concussion Tool Supports Safer Return-to-Sport Decisions for Young Athletes -…

08-08-2019

Free Concussion Tool Supports Safer Return-to-Sport Decisions for Young Athletes  PRNewswireNew App Improves Concussion Injury Detection, Tracking and Protocol Compliance through Collaborative Communication between Athletes, Coaches, ...

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A common neural signature of brain injury in concussion and subconcussion…

08-07-2019

A common neural signature of brain injury in concussion and subconcussion  Science AdvancesThe midbrain is biomechanically susceptible to force loading from repetitive subconcussive head impacts (RSHI), is a site of tauopathy in chronic traumatic ...

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Bundesliga: New measures to treat head injuries and concussion - DW…

08-07-2019

Bundesliga: New measures to treat head injuries and concussion  DW (English)As football gets quicker and more physical, the danger of serious head injury increases. This season, new neuropsychological screenings will be mandatory for ...

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Last Chance for School Sports Concussion Testing - Sidney Sun Telegraph

08-07-2019

Last Chance for School Sports Concussion Testing  Sidney Sun TelegraphPlease be advised, all Sidney students wishing to participate is Sports, Cheer or Danz that are Freshman, Juniors, or new students at Sidney High School must ...

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