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Clint Frazier Is Part of Baseball’s Evolution on Concussions

Sports Team
By: Billy Witz Two weeks after he twice crashed into an outfield wall, Clint Frazier could not keep the names of his cats — Papi and Phoenix — straight. He...
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‘I remember a little bit’: Orangeburg, Calhoun athletes and concussions

Football player
By: Gene Zaleski When Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School’s Dashon Scott made contact with the A.C. Flora High School defensive tackle during a game last year, he knew something was not quite...
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Alarming: Nearly 6,800 CT Youths Suffer Concussions

Football Player
By: Rich Scinto Former UConn starting quarterback Casey Cochran made the biggest decision of his life nearly four years ago when he decided to walk away from a promising football...
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Clint Frazier Is Part of Baseball’s Evolution on Concussions

By: Billy Witz Two weeks after he twice crashed into an outfield wall, Clint Frazier could not keep the names of his cats — Papi and Phoenix — straight. He...
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Head Injuries Hit 1 in 14 Kids, CDC Reports

By: Serene Gordan  FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Given the news of the devastating effects of head injuries among professional football players, parents may wonder if their mini...
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Shaun White, Amid Bolder Tricks, Keeps Up and Wins Another Olympic Gold

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By: Karen Crouse PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Shaun White’s train of thought was briefly derailed on Tuesday by the music blaring at Phoenix Snow Park. The song was “Ain’t No...
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Recognize the warning signs of concussions

Concussion Protocol
By: Daryl Wooten As more and more research continues to identify the long-term negative effects of repeated head injuries, it’s important for everyone to be identify the warning signs of...
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Women may be at higher risk of basketball concussions

By: Bobby Oler Basketball actually is the number two cause of concussions in the United States behind football,” CoxHealth sports medicine specialist Dr. Shannon Woods said. That’s a distinction some...
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Ahead of the Game: Concussion awareness extends beyond football

By: Mick Garry Not every kid with a concussion got it trying to make a tackle. Sometimes it’s a check on the ice, or a cheer athlete getting launched in...
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Extended rest isn’t best for teenagers with concussion, UBC study finds

By: Clare Hennig Guidelines for concussion recovery are shifting as new research from UBC shows teenagers do not heal from the brain injury in the same way as adults do....
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