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September 23, 2017
Traumatic Brain Injury: FDA Research and Actions



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August 11, 2017
Medscape: A Healthy Medium in Children's Sports

Often young athletes have lost their conditioning. Their overused muscles and tendons tear, their bones
break, and they end up in my office. But I worry just as much about the ones I don't see.
In the United States, we divide into two extremes.

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June 01, 2017
ScienceDaily: Building mental toughness off the field: It's all about practice



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March 16, 2017
Playing with sports concussion doubles recovery time, study suggests | Fox News

Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes

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February 14, 2017
MSN: Benny Perrin, former NFL player involved in concussion lawsuit, commits suicide

The NFL concussion lawsuit shined a light on the depth of despair and injury players suffer with following their playing days. Now we have a tragic example of the after effects of concussions once again.

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December 30, 2016
Medscape.com: Physical Activity Better Than Rest After Youth Concussion

Rest may not be best after acute concussion in children and adolescents, according to a study from the Pediatric Emergency Research Canada Concussion Team that has the potential to change concussion management.

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December 01, 2016
NYTimes: Mind Over Body: Playing in the N.F.L. at 38

Vikings cornerback Terence Newman is a step slower, so
he tries to outsmart opponents to stay on top of his game.

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December 01, 2016
Eurekalert: Study shows thinning of brain tissue remains in college football players

A growing body of research continues to raise concerns about the effects of head trauma sustained while participating in popular contact sports.

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October 26, 2016
WashingtonPost: Heading a soccer ball causes instant brain changes, study finds

Routine heading of a soccer ball can cause damage to brain structure and function, according to a new study from the United
Kingdom

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April 07, 2016
SBIndependent.org: NFL Athletes with CTE Who Committed Suicide

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, otherwise known as CTE, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease.

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February 11, 2016
NYTimes: Autopsy Shows the N.H.L.’s Todd Ewen Did Not Have C.T.E.

Years of memory
loss and undiagnosed depression led to speculation that Ewen, 49, had chronic
traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated
blows to the head.

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September 29, 2015
NYTimes: Despite Concussions, Boxing Is Still Required for Military Cadets

Boxing accounts for nearly one out of every five concussions
at West Point, and one out of four at the Air Force Academy

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September 04, 2015
NYTimes: The Right Response to Youth Concussions

As the number of youngsters who participate in organized sports grows
and reports of concussions rise, it’s vital for parents, athletes and coaches to know how these injuries are properly diagnosed and treated to avoid long lasting consequences.

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