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Concussion video given to every player as NFL season begins
HealthDay News Before the NFL season starts this week, all players were given a concussion education and training video.
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AHN doctors to join UPMC staff in evaluating concussions at Steelers home games
Doctors from Allegheny Health Network will join rival UPMC at all Steelers home games this season to assure compliance with a new concussion program jointly developed by the National Football League and the league’s players’ association.
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Bruins sign former Panthers center Peter Mueller to tryout deal
The B's have signed right-shot center Peter Mueller to a Professional Try Out contract. The 28-year-old Mueller, the eighth overall pick in the 2006 draft, had a promising NHL career derailed by concussions. In his rookie 2007-08 year with the Coyotes, he posted 22-32-54 numbers.After a trade to Colorado, Mueller had to sit out the entire 2010-11 season because of concussion symptoms and was limited to just 32 games the next season.
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Man injured in March traffic accident has died, police say
An 81-year-old man who was injured in a March traffic accident has died, Las Vegas police said Wednesday. Las Vegas resident Stanley Betts was seriously injured March 27 after a collision with another vehicle ejected him from his pickup truck.
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Can blue card solve rugby's concussion headache?
Yellow and red cards are used to discipline players in rugby and now one international federation is to trial a blue card to safeguard their health.
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Cardboard saves homeless man from near death in garbage truck
A homeless man in Arizona had a lucky escape after he became trapped in a garbage truck for 10 miles, only to be rescued when a worker eventually heard his screams for help. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Officials: Teen hockey player dies from head trauma injury
PHILADELPHIA — A teenage hockey player in Montgomery County has died from a head injury.
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Kevin Hayes, Marc Staal set to return to Rangers lineup vs. Ducks
The Rangers were set to be at full strength for Tuesday night's home game against the Ducks.
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Rangers standout ponders life after NHL as concussions mount
Of course Marc Staal has thought about life after hockey. But right now, the Rangers’ 30-year-old defenseman is cleared to play, and is trying to regain his form as he recovers from his third recorded concussion, which kept him out three weeks in January until he returned Tuesday, the first game after the All-Star break....
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District attorney won't bring charges against officers
SPRINGFIELD — Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni says no charges will be filed against any of the off-duty police officers accused of beating four men outside a Springfield bar in 2015.Gulluni tells the Republican newspaper that a lack of video evidence and an inability of the victims to positively identify their attackers led to the decision not to file charges.The April 2015 fight happened after a confrontation at a bar between several off-duty officers and the four men.
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1 killed, 1 injured in Essex shooting
A man was killed and another was injured in a shooting in Essex overnight, police said.At about 1:05 a.m. Friday, Breon Markeith Baglin, 19, answered a knock at his door in the first block of Seagate Court. He was shot at least once in the upper body, police said.A second person in the home, Juwan...
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Bicyclist in Portland has no memory of suspicious crash
Skjelse Rapoch was taken to the hospital with a fractured jaw, seven teeth missing, brain bruising, a concussion and a broken hand.
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Michigan athletic group says concussion program works
DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan High School Athletic Association says its unique sideline concussion testing program for athletes in football and other sports is having a positive impact, though long-term funding is an issue as it heads into its second…
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NFL will investigate Panthers’ and medical team’s response to big hit on Cam Newton
The NFL and the NFL Players Association will investigate whether Panthers and independent medical team members responded properly to the fourth-quarter hit on Panthers quarterback in Thursday’s season opener at Denver.It’s the first investigation conducted by the league and players union since the two entities announced a new policy in July to enforce the NFL’s game day concussion protocol and discipline teams that violate it.
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Why youth soccer injuries are soaring
Youth soccer in the United States has exploded in popularity since it first emerged in the 1960s and 1970s. But as the number of players has increased, injuries have soared as well.
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Surge in ER visits for injuries and concussions from soccer
CHICAGO — Soccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms, a trend driven in part by young players with concussions seeking urgent medical care, a study has found.
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Veteran and service dog sharing message about brain injury, PTSD
Randy Dexter is a retired U.S. Army staff sergeant who did two tours of duty in Iraq. He was diagnosed with both post-traumatic stress disorder and a mild traumatic brain injury. The story of Dexter and his dog Captain is featured in a new awareness campaign urging veterans and military service people to seek help for traumatic brain injury if they need it.
116 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Traumatic brain injury Psychological trauma Concussion United States Department of Veterans Affairs Posttraumatic stress disorder Injuries Military personnel United States Army
Dozens injured in porch collapse at party near Trinity College in Connecticut
More than 30 students were injured when porches collapsed on top of each other at a three-story house near Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, during an off-campus party late Saturday night, police said. Emergency officials said the 30 students taken to area hospitals suffered broken bones,...
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Motorcyclist injured in Portage Park crash
A motorcyclist was injured in a crash in the North Side Portage Park neighborhood Friday night.
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Fall sports season brings more concern about concussions
Maggie Healey lay on the ground last September, hands wrapped around the soccer ball, hyped that she had blocked a goal and kept her team's lead, when an opponent's knee hit her temple, sending a sharp, shooting pain through her head. The pain, incessant and throbbing, felt like someone repeatedly...
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