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Concussion Sports

New Guidelines For Sports Concussions

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — When athletes are suspected of having a concussion, they should be taken out of action immediately, new guidelines from a major medic...

'Trust Me, People Suffer'

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Only 33, Brian Westbrook already suffers from short-term memory loss. He can't remember names, recall facts or retain new mate...

Youth Sports Injuries: What a Headache!

Ranit Mishori, M.D., MHS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ranit Mishori, M.D., MHS

As kids return to school and embark upon a new school sport season, stories like Tracy's have put MTBIs -- as well as other sports-related injuries -- at the center of a debate that asks whether the price of getting hurt for the game is too high.

Concussions: Is Your Child Safe Playing Youth Athletics?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

Concussions in children and adolescents over 10 years of age are more likely to occur in organized sports than other activities. It is sometimes amazing that our children survive their early childhood.