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A Pill To Treat Concussions Is On The Way

While searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.

09/24/2014

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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/28/2014

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Ravens Teach Younger Players About Dangers Of Concussions

Playing hard on the field could cause some young players to end up with concussions. This weekend, the Ravens are making sure some young players understand the dangers.

06/14/2014

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New Trend Sees Athletes Leaving Sports To Avoid Long-Term Damage

Concussion crisis. On playing fields across America, young lives are being derailed by hard hits. From the peewees to the pros, concussions are reaching epidemic proportions with a culture that still wants athletes to shake it off and get back in the game.

04/30/2014

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Researchers Develop Blood Test To Diagnose Concussions

There’s a breakthrough that could make diagnosing concussions easier and faster. Researchers have developed a new blood test.

03/14/2014

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Concussion Symposium Held In Baltimore; Active D1 Athlete Sues NCAA

As the first active division one athlete files a lawsuit against the NCAA over concussions, athletes, lawmakers, doctors and lawyers gathered together Friday in Baltimore to focus on the effects and consequences of concussions in sports.

03/07/2014

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Judge To Hear Arguments In Frostburg University Football Wrongful Death Suit

A lawsuit stemming from the head-injury death of a Frostburg State University football player should be dismissed because his coaches did not know the athlete was bleeding or had suffered a concussion and could not have foreseen that he was endangering his life by participating in practice drills, lawyers say.

02/20/2014

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Bill Would Create Pilot Program On Concussions

Del. Jon Cardin is sponsoring a measure to start a pilot program aimed at detecting when student athletes may have suffered a concussion.

02/12/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks is on the field after free safety Rafael Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints was called for an unnneccesary roughness penalty in the first quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Harvin Out For NFC Championship

Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.

01/18/2014

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Del. Cardin Proposes Concussion Pilot Program

Del. Jon Cardin is proposing a pilot program to test how well athletic helmet impact sensors work for high school athletes.

12/23/2013

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NIH Funds Kennedy Krieger Study On The Impact Of Concussions On Kids

The NFL and the National Institutes of Health are coming together to learn more about brain injuries. The NIH is funding eight projects studying the long term effects of concussions.

12/19/2013

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Ravens Place WR Stokley On Injured Reserve

The Baltimore Ravens have placed wide receiver Brandon Stokley on injured reserve, ending his season.

12/10/2013

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