Concussion

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Students Need Doctor’s Approval After a Concussion

Illinois elementary, middle and high school students that suffer concussions, now need a doctor’s permission before returning to school.

08/04/2015

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Mom Claims 11-Year-Old Son Got Concussion Riding Roller Coaster

A mom claims her son got a concussion after he rode the Timber Wolf at Worlds of Fun.

07/29/2014

Brain

Ill. Sports Equipment Company: Helmets Can’t Prevent Concussions

Marketing Director Glen Beckman says though helmets can protect the skull, there is growing evidence that they don’t protect against concussions.

11/07/2013

Brain

Local Research Offers New Guidelines on Concussions in Adolescents

A Washington University study says it is critical that students not rush or be rushed back to school after suffering a concussion.

10/29/2013

Judge: NFL, Players to Settle Concussion Lawsuits

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/29/2013

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Washington University Professor Discusses Increase In NFL Head Injuries

As the Washington University site director for the NFL Player Care program, Dr. David Brody said he is seeing more and more former players come in with problems.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/09/2013

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Mega-lawsuit Says NFL Hid Brain Injury Links

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/07/2012

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15 MLB Players Suffered Concussions in 2011

Major League Baseball has now entered its second season with a new concussion policy.

04/13/2012

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