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EMS Can be the Gatekeepers to Care for Young Concussion Victims

Treating young victims may first require building a relationship with coaches.

Posted Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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Report: Bounce House Injuries Soar in Recent Years

30 U.S. children a day are treated for broken bones, sprains, cuts and concussions from bounce house accidents.

Posted Monday, November 26, 2012

Consolidated Lawsuit Filed Over NFL Concussion Injuries

Plaintiffs hope to hold the NFL responsible for the care of players.

Posted Thursday, June 7, 2012

Helmet Replacement and Education Partnership Launches

CDC Head's Up program Helmet Replacement Program application deadline is May 30.

Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Seau Family Donating Player’s Brain for Head Injury Research

Chargers chaplain states family’s desire to help others.

Posted Friday, May 4, 2012

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NFL Linebacker’s Suicide Highlights Rash of Latest Deaths

Gina Seau said she didn't know if the effects of concussions contributed to Seau's death.

Posted Thursday, May 3, 2012

CDC Releases New Fact Sheet on Pediatric TBIs

Document emphasizes a team approach to recovering from concussions.

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012

NFL & CDC Offer Free Training on Diagnosing & Managing Concussions

Developed by CDC, NFL and CDC Foundation, Heads Up to Clinicians is a FREE online course to help clinicians diagnose & manage concussions in the field.

Posted Thursday, November 3, 2011

Texas Bill Requires Schools to Have Concussion Oversight Teams

House Bill 2038 takes coaches out of the process of determining a concussion.

Posted Tuesday, September 6, 2011


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