High school girls in Michigan reported head injuries roughly twice as often as boys among those who played the same sports during the 2015-16 school year.
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October 07, 2016
October 03, 2016
Concussion diagnoses increased by 71 percent from 2010 through 2015 among children between the ages of 10 and 19, according to a new report from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
September 19, 2016
The National Football League's goal is "to equip parents with the best available information to make decisions about their children's participation in football and other contact sports."
September 12, 2016
The annual rate of concussions that sent youth soccer players to the emergency department increased by nearly 1,600 percent from 1990 to 2014, according to a new study.
September 09, 2016
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed a law that expands the state's existing youth-concussion legislation to cover sports leagues not affiliated with schools.
September 03, 2016
In their new book, "Back in the Game," Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher and journalist Joanne Gerstner set out to dispel some of the myths regarding youth-sports concussions.
September 02, 2016
Two parents allege Pop Warner Little Scholars, the nation's largest youth-football organization, misled parents about the safety of its program.
September 01, 2016
Youth football leagues could drastically reduce the amount of high-magnitude head impacts their players endure by limiting the amount of time they spend on tackling drills during practice.
August 02, 2016
In Michigan, head impacts among football players plunged by nearly 42 percent after restrictions on full-contact practices were put in place.
July 29, 2016
Were USA Football and the NFL exaggerating the effectiveness of its "Heads Up Football" program's ability to reduce injuries among youth-football players?