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“Concussion/head injury”

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?
Nov 18, 2013 11:50 AM ET // Eric Niiler
As the NFL opens regular season, new technology and practices aim to cut concussions.
Feb 12, 2013 11:24 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Could age restrictions help protect kids from football-related injuries? ->
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