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“Concussion/head injury”

Jan 8, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Doctors are racing to find out why some people are more at risk from chronic brain injury suffered by football players.
Sep 5, 2015 11:15 AM ET // AFP
West Point's annual pillow fight turned into a bloody free-for-all that gave 24 people concussions.
Feb 18, 2015 12:10 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
There's currently no way to tell which patients will awake from a coma -- or when. A new marker could offer guidance for treating patients.
Nov 6, 2014 02:46 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
VGo is a four-feet-tall robot with a screen and camera for a head, and can be controlled by brain specialists from miles away. Continue reading →
Nov 4, 2014 12:09 PM ET // Discovery News
Voting Democrat or Republican? Well, would you let you your kid play football...? Continue reading →
Mar 6, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Studies link brain disease to soccer and rugby hits, but the details are still unclear.
Oct 28, 2013 09:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A third of Americans say they’re less likely to let their boys play football because of head injury risks. But helmets alone won’t solve the concussion problem.
Sep 30, 2013 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Blows to the heads suffered by young kids are similar to those sustained by teenagers and adults. Should football be banned until kids are older?
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