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Browns vs. Broncos NFL 2018 live stream, live score updates -…

12-15-2018

Browns vs. Broncos NFL 2018 live stream, live score updates  AL.comIn this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns interim head coach Gregg Williams talks with quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) before his first game as ...

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Joe B: 5 things to watch for in Bills vs. Lions…

12-15-2018

Joe B: 5 things to watch for in Bills vs. Lions  WKBW-TV(WKBW) — For the first time in several years, the Buffalo Bills and Detroit Lions did not face off against one another in the preseason in 2018. Fittingly, though, as ...

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What to watch as Georgia begins Sugar Bowl practices - 247Sports

12-14-2018

What to watch as Georgia begins Sugar Bowl practices  247SportsDawgs247 reels off five areas to keep an eye on as Georgia starts bowl practices on Friday.

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Irvington Resident Joins Phelps Hospital Staff - River Journal Staff

12-13-2018

Irvington Resident Joins Phelps Hospital Staff  River Journal StaffDr. Mark Herceg, a neuropsychologist specializing in brain injury and concussion, has joined Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. Formerly, Dr. Herceg, was the ...

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Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds - UW Medicine…

12-12-2018

Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds  UW Medicine NewsroomNew research from UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute and Seattle Children's Research Institute found concussion rates among football players ...

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When Present, Athletic Trainers Can Improve Concussion Outcomes For Student-Athletes -…

12-12-2018

When Present, Athletic Trainers Can Improve Concussion Outcomes For Student-Athletes  WisContextThe gridiron is not the only venue where athletics-related concussions can occur — every sport includes some risk of fall or collision that can result in a blow to ...

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Sensors can help monitor concussions, hits to head in real-time -…

12-11-2018

Sensors can help monitor concussions, hits to head in real-time  USA TODAY High School SportsSmall sensors that can be placed into mouth guards and headbands are giving trainers the ability to monitor hits to the head in real time.

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Grand Falls-Windsor Minor Hockey takes a stand against dressing room activity…

12-11-2018

Grand Falls-Windsor Minor Hockey takes a stand against dressing room activity resulting in concussions  The Western StarGRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L.. After years of worrying about what could happen on the ice, Mark Gill, parent and president of the Grand Falls-Windsor Minor ...

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Youth Football Changes Nerve Fibers in Brain - https://ryortho.com/

12-10-2018

Youth Football Changes Nerve Fibers in Brain  https://ryortho.com/A new study, “Longitudinal Strain Measures of White Matter Tracts in Youth Football Players,”based on MRI scans presented at the recent annual meeting of the ...

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Repetitive blows to head can cause brain changes in youth football…

12-10-2018

Repetitive blows to head can cause brain changes in youth football players, Wake Forest study finds  Winston-Salem JournalThe latest Wake Forest School of Medicine study on youth football and brain impact has determined that repetitive blows to the head can result in changes even ...

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Durbin Tackling School Sports Concussions | Alton Daily News - Alton…

12-03-2018

Durbin Tackling School Sports Concussions | Alton Daily News  Alton Daily NewsU.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) has introduced legislation to improve concussion safety in youth sports. The bill outlines procedures for schools and teams to ...

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Report: Days in a dark room no longer recommended treatment for…

12-03-2018

Report: Days in a dark room no longer recommended treatment for youth sports-related concussions  WRAL.comDays or weeks in a dark room away from friends, screens and video games no longer is the recommended treatment for sports-related concussions in children ...

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Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The…

12-03-2018

Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The Dark For Days : Shots - Health News  NPRNo longer do kids with concussions need to sit in dark rooms for days on end. For the first time in nearly a decade, the nation's...

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Cause of Death: Sports - Vision Insights and New Horizons

11-30-2018

Cause of Death: Sports  Vision Insights and New HorizonsThat sports, conventionally seen as promoting health, should be deemed a cause of death raises serious ethical questions. In the face of mounting evidence that ...

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Changes In Brain Scans Seen After A Single Season Of Football…

11-30-2018

Changes In Brain Scans Seen After A Single Season Of Football For Young Players  NPRMRI scans of the brains of young football players suggest that repeated blows to the head can change the shape of nerve fibers in the corpus callosum, which ...

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Evergreen Physical Therapy hosting free youth sports clinic - Midland Daily…

11-30-2018

Evergreen Physical Therapy hosting free youth sports clinic  Midland Daily NewsMidland's Evergreen Physical Therapy is hosting a free class at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, to promote performance and reduce the likelihood of an injury.

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Understand the danger of concussion as winter sports begin - Medical…

11-29-2018

Understand the danger of concussion as winter sports begin  Medical XpressYouth winter sports are underway, and with a recent increase in national attention on the possible dangers of head trauma for athletes, it is important for coaches ...

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Pamplin Media Group - THE CONCUSSION GAP - Pamplin Media Group

11-29-2018

Pamplin Media Group - THE CONCUSSION GAP  Pamplin Media GroupTHE CONCUSSION GAP, Local News, Lake Oswego local News, Breaking News alerts for Lake Oswego city.

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UBC researchers among several investigating concussion through NFL-funded initiative - Ubyssey…

11-29-2018

UBC researchers among several investigating concussion through NFL-funded initiative  Ubyssey OnlineIt's one of the hottest topics in sport currently, and UBC researchers are getting support with studying the controversial issue thanks to National Football League ...

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Middle School Football Players Show Changes in Key Brain Area -…

11-29-2018

Middle School Football Players Show Changes in Key Brain Area  HealthDayThere's more evidence that football may be changing the brains of adolescent players, and not in a good way.

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SyncThink Partners With DC Children's Hospital to Study Concussions - SportTechie

11-28-2018

SyncThink Partners With DC Children's Hospital to Study Concussions  SportTechieNeurotechnology company SyncThink has partnered with the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. to examine ocular motor deficits in youths ...

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Commonly used concussion test useful in confirming—but not making—diagnosis for pro…

11-27-2018

Commonly used concussion test useful in confirming—but not making—diagnosis for pro athletes  Medical XpressOne of the more prominent sideline concussion assessment tools being piloted in professional sports may be useful as a tool to confirm, not make, clinical ...

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Preventing sports concussions in women's soccer - WJLA

11-26-2018

Preventing sports concussions in women's soccer  WJLAWASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) – Football season has arrived and with it, renewed interest in the concussion debate surrounding that sport. There is ...

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Football affects youth brain development after just one season, study says…

11-26-2018

Football affects youth brain development after just one season, study says  CNNAfter just one season of football, young players who had more impacts to the head showed a disruption in brain development, a new study says.

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Mayo Clinic Arizona, US Youth Soccer lead partnership to identify sports…

11-26-2018

Mayo Clinic Arizona, US Youth Soccer lead partnership to identify sports concussions & injuries  Becker's Orthopedic & SpineRochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic and U.S. Youth Soccer partnered to launch a data collection program for brain injuries called The Athlete Incident ...

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Arizona doctor launches program to identify, head off youth sports injuries…

11-26-2018

Arizona doctor launches program to identify, head off youth sports injuries  KTAR.comDr. Jennifer Wethe was in Washington recently to launch a national collaborative project aimed at preventing youth sports injuries across the board – not just ...

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Georgia Student Invents Cap That Could Save Kids From Football Concussions…

11-24-2018

Georgia Student Invents Cap That Could Save Kids From Football Concussions  InverseEighth grader Kennedy Rogers isn't a football fan, but she still spent months developing a device that she hopes will make the game safe for athletes. This fall ...

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Youth football bucking trend here | High schools | Journal Gazette…

11-22-2018

Youth football bucking trend here | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal GazetteIn northeast Indiana, youth football is at the core of producing some of the top talent in the state.

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NFL Hands Off $35 Million to Concussion Researchers - Insurance Journal

11-21-2018

NFL Hands Off $35 Million to Concussion Researchers  Insurance JournalThe National Football League is awarding more than $35 million in funding to five organizations conducting research into diagnosis and treatment of brain.

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'We have a concussion problem' in Canada: Ken Dryden - Toronto…

11-20-2018

'We have a concussion problem' in Canada: Ken Dryden  Toronto SunBig bad Soviets? Broadstreet Bullies? Boston Bruins?Throughout the 1970s Ken Dryden famously protected Team Canada and Montreal Canadiens nets from ...

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Editorial: Take lacrosse threat seriously - Newsday

11-19-2018

Editorial: Take lacrosse threat seriously  NewsdayIf the sport of lacrosse causes brain damage, Long Island, with the highest concentration of youth and high school players in the nation, would be the epicenter ...

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Youth Football Programs Beginning To Put Safety First, Turning To Flag…

11-19-2018

Youth Football Programs Beginning To Put Safety First, Turning To Flag Football  CBS MiamiFollow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Parents of children who want to play tackle football face a tough choice these days. Football ...

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AAP updates management of sport-related concussion - Medical Xpress

11-19-2018

AAP updates management of sport-related concussion  Medical Xpress(HealthDay)—Recommendations have been developed for the diagnosis and management of pediatric sport-related concussion (SRC), according to a clinical ...

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Tim Green: Former NFL player coping with the ALS he thinks…

11-18-2018

Tim Green: Former NFL player coping with the ALS he thinks was caused by football - 60 Minutes  CBS NewsIn football circles, Tim Green has always been known as a Renaissance man. He was an All-American defensive lineman at Syracuse University and an English ...

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NFL donates $12 million to University of Calgary for youth concussion…

11-15-2018

NFL donates $12 million to University of Calgary for youth concussion research  The ProvinceThe University of Calgary has teamed up with the National Football League and research centres across the country to study the effect of sports-related ...

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Concussion rates in hockey rise as the sport gains popularity in…

11-13-2018

Concussion rates in hockey rise as the sport gains popularity in Arizona  KTAR.comIn recent years, ice hockey's popularity has grown in Arizona with youth participation jumping by 88 percent -- to 4500 players statewide, including 800 girls.

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AAP updates guidance on sport-related concussions in youth - Healio

11-12-2018

AAP updates guidance on sport-related concussions in youth  HealioUp to 1.9 million children are estimated to have concussions in the United States each year, and these injuries may be underreported among young athletes, ...

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Sleep helps children with sports-related concussions recover sooner - Healio

11-05-2018

Sleep helps children with sports-related concussions recover sooner  HealioORLANDO, Fla. — Young athletes with sports-related concussions who had poor sleep were more likely to experience greater symptom severity and a longer ...

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Concussion Impact: Are Football’s Days Numbered? - NBC Connecticut

11-04-2018

Concussion Impact: Are Football’s Days Numbered?  NBC ConnecticutAlthough football is still the top boys sport at high schools across the country, fewer students are playing, according to the National Federation of High School ...

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What the CDC's New Concussion Guidelines Mean for Kids - U.S…

11-02-2018

What the CDC's New Concussion Guidelines Mean for Kids  U.S. News & World ReportThe agency recently released the first-ever diagnostic/treatment guidelines for pediatric mTBI.

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Football parents face tough decisions after concussions: ‘I’m nervous every play’…

10-29-2018

Football parents face tough decisions after concussions: ‘I’m nervous every play’  The Washington PostThis high school quarterback had symptoms for months after a hit to the head last year. But his love of the game led to his parents allowing him back on the field.

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Amid Concern Over Concussions, High Schools Struggle to Fill Football Rosters…

10-29-2018

Amid Concern Over Concussions, High Schools Struggle to Fill Football Rosters  The New York TimesNew Jersey has long been one of the top high school football states, sending stars to top college programs and the N.F.L. Now participation is dropping ...

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What’s Wrong With Youth Sports Today? - Fatherly

10-26-2018

What’s Wrong With Youth Sports Today?  FatherlyCoaches brawling on the 50-yard line. Parents fighting in the stands. Young athletes pushed to the point of burnout, or worse, injury before they're even in high ...

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Research shows importance of coach-athlete relationship in concussion reporting - UNCG…

10-24-2018

Research shows importance of coach-athlete relationship in concussion reporting  UNCG NowThanks to a $400000 grant, UNCG's Dr. Jeff Milroy and Dr. David Wyrick are investigating sport-related concussion reporting.

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Douglas eighth-grader's sports concussions project in national science competition - MDJOnline.com

10-24-2018

Douglas eighth-grader's sports concussions project in national science competition  MDJOnline.comA Douglas County student known for figuring out how to make things work is using her natural curiosity to address a growing concern in youth sports.

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Merril Hoge, co-author of new book are way off target in…

10-24-2018

Merril Hoge, co-author of new book are way off target in discussing football, CTE  USA TODAYThe national conversation about sports, head trauma, concussions and CTE took a curious turn this week. An op-ed written by the co-authors of a new book with ...

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Enforcement of concussion rules sometimes spotty in leagues - Pamplin Media…

10-23-2018

Enforcement of concussion rules sometimes spotty in leagues  Pamplin Media GroupEnforcement of concussion rules sometimes spotty in leagues, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.

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

10-21-2018

Youth Sports Leagues Admit to Dodging Concussion Safety Laws  NBC Bay AreaThe 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.

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Pop Warner football is offering 'crash course' on concussion conundrum -…

10-18-2018

Pop Warner football is offering 'crash course' on concussion conundrum  USA TODAYPop Warner will offer a concussion education initiative to its 325000 participants nationwide — roughly 225000 football players and 100000 more in cheer and ...

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'I don't want to end up brain dead': How concussions affect…

10-11-2018

'I don't want to end up brain dead': How concussions affect football in Delmarva  Delmarva Daily TimesRyan Wood was no stranger to concussions when he was tackled one game as a high school football player in Texas. A hit to the head followed up by...

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What every parent needs to know about concussions - Cherry Hill…

10-03-2018

What every parent needs to know about concussions  Cherry Hill Courier PostKnowing the risks and symptoms of concussions and seeking prompt and appropriate treatment are crucial, whether or not your kid plays sports.

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How schools, sports groups are changing the rules to keep young…

10-01-2018

How schools, sports groups are changing the rules to keep young athletes safe  Press & Sun-BulletinOrganizations are adapting to meet growing concerns over sports safety.

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Tackling the concussion issue in youth sports | Local | dnews.com…

09-29-2018

Tackling the concussion issue in youth sports | Local | dnews.com  Moscow-Pullman Daily NewsDespite new medical information surfacing about the dangers of football - especially negative effects on the brain - Palouse coaches say participation in perhaps ...

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What Maine is doing to prevent and treat head injuries in…

09-24-2018

What Maine is doing to prevent and treat head injuries in youth athletes  Bangor Daily NewsToday I'd rather talk to a hundred kids that don't need my help just to be sure I didn't miss that one kid who needed help and didn't get the...

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

09-24-2018

As Concussion Concerns Grow, CDC Issues New Guidelines For Treating Student Athletes With Head Injuries  Capital Public Radio NewsAs California schools change youth sports protocols to prevent concussions, doctors are also taking a closer look at how to treat these injuries in kids.

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Parents and health care providers welcome CDC guidelines on concussions -…

09-21-2018

Parents and health care providers welcome CDC guidelines on concussions  NJTV NewsThe Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey and other public health groups and health care providers convened to discuss the recently published guidelines by the ...

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Researchers find children experience concussion symptoms three times longer than adults…

09-17-2018

Researchers find children experience concussion symptoms three times longer than adults  Science DailyParents should be aware that significant changes in concussion treatment have emerged in recent years. Primarily, there has been a major shift to promoting ...

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Oregon high school football player sues for $38 million after suffering…

09-13-2018

Oregon high school football player sues for $38 million after suffering concussion  OregonLive.comThe parents of 17-year-old Connor Martin claims that the Hermiston School District failed to follow state law regarding concussion response, and now their son is ...

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CDC Issues New Guidelines to Diagnose, Treat Youth Concussions - Chicago…

09-10-2018

CDC Issues New Guidelines to Diagnose, Treat Youth Concussions  Chicago Tonight | WTTWNew guidelines recommend youth who have experienced a concussion return to non-sports activities sooner than previously advised because it can aid in the ...

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New CDC recommendations impact doctors treating youth sports brain injuries -…

09-07-2018

New CDC recommendations impact doctors treating youth sports brain injuries  13newsnow.com WVECVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — Medical professionals in Hampton Roads said the new research on brain injuries in youth sports is changing how they treat ...

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