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LED “Head Harness” Provides Breakthrough for Concussions!

There continues to be a rising concern about concussion, not only in the NFL but also among children’s and adolescents’ sports. High school athletes’ concussion rates have risen 200% in the past decade.  Here are some interesting and alarming sports concussion statistics: 3,800,000 concussions reported in 2012, double what was reported in 2002 33% of all […]

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The Movie Concussion

I just saw the preview last night of an upcoming movie called Concussion, to be released in theaters in December.  Concussion focuses on the incredible true story of Bennet Omalu, played by Will Smith, a forensic pathologist who discovered a brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a dead football star named Mike Webster. […]

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