Why Have Concussion Rates Doubled for U.S. Kids?

Even though parents and coaches understand the dangers of concussion in athletes, the concussion rates in young people doubled in the U.S. between 2007 and 2014. The risks of concussion didn’t become a much-spoken-about topic in homes across the country until the National Football League acknowledged “long-term concussion affects” in 2009. And families arguably didn’t […]

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New NHL Concussion Protocols

In sports, primarily contact sports, concussions are something that comes with the territory. Although concussions are unfortunately unavoidable, the seriousness of the injury is becoming increasingly apparent, and is prompting professional and amateur sporting leagues to make serious changes. One of the most notable leagues making strides in concussion prevention is the National Hockey League. […]

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