Thirty-three percent of Americans are less likely to allow their children to play football due to what they know about head injuries and long-term brain damage.
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October 24, 2013
October 22, 2013
The alternate forms of the ImPACT neurocognitive test aren't necessarily reliable when evaluating whether someone has sustained a concussion, a study suggests.
October 14, 2013
Two major developers of concussion-management tools are partnering to expand the way youth-athletes are evaluated for head injuries.
October 07, 2013
A number of the nation's largest youth-sports organizations have formed a new coalition that aims to protect young athletes against concussions.
October 02, 2013
A children's hospital in Cincinnati experienced a 92 percent increase in the number of emergency-room visits for sports-related traumatic brain injuries between 2002 and 2011.
October 01, 2013
California private and charter schools must immediately remove any student-athlete from play if he or she is suspected of having sustained a concussion.
September 24, 2013
Middle and high school student athletes aren't prone to more severe concussion symptoms than collegiate athletes, a new study finds.
September 16, 2013
New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is out to remind parents that there's no such thing as a "concussion-proof" football helmet.
September 05, 2013
The game, called Barrow Brain Ball, aims to teach youth-athletes how to safely avoid collisions with other players.
August 29, 2013
The settlement also includes a separate research and education fund of $10 million, part of which will go toward youth football.