NFL owners approve medical timeout for disoriented players

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ESPN has just reported that NFL owners approved five new safety rules and one replay rule change including a medical time out for disoriented... Read more

Wrestlers more prone to skin conditions

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With the end of fall sports, it will not be long until local high school and collegiate gymnasiums will be filled with fans celebrating the... Read more

Concussion lawsuit seeks rule changes in soccer, expert weighs in

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In an article released today in the New York Times, Concussion Lawsuit Seeks to Force Rules Changes in Soccer, a group of soccer parents and... Read more

New Concussion Center at Navy Yard dedicated to treatment, research

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For all the attention concussions have received in recent years, even the leading experts will admit that the sports medicine community has... Read more

Helmets, mouthguards: Is there 'concussion-proof' equipment for fall sports?

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As fall sports begin in earnest this weekend, I am often asked if head protection can prevent a concussion while engaged in play. Since most... Read more

Teamwork in concussion management

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It is said it often takes a village to raise a child. Quite often, it seems like it takes several members of that village to treat a pediatric... Read more

Why are concussions worse in females?

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Women have been increasing in numbers in participation in all of sport. Women's soccer, basketball, lacrosse and many other contact sports... Read more

When should concussed athletes return… to the classroom?

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When we discuss athletes who have been concussed, much of the discussion often concerns when they will return to play. However, when we discuss... Read more