Articles for Tag: "brain injury"

Why your kid’s football helmet better fit 
Why your kid’s football helmet better fit
Improperly fitted helmets can lead to more severe and longer-lasting concussion symptoms, according to a new study .
Inspiring Kids: Dylan’s story 
Inspiring Kids: Dylan’s story
After a car accident left him with severe brain injuries and extensive rehab, see how this teen is back to his normal life again.
Does boxing cause brain damage? 
Does boxing cause brain damage?
If you’re thinking about picking up the gloves, listen up.
Practice could be more dangerous than the game 
Practice could be more dangerous than the game
Most concussion injuries don’t happen during games, according to a new report.
Teenager’s life saved following car accident 
Teenager’s life saved following car accident
Samantha McCallum suffered a traumatic brain injury and now she is preparing for a future of helping others.
Concussion training now required for Illinois coaches 
Concussion training now required for Illinois coaches
Governor Quinn signs law to help prevent concussions among high school athletes.
Concussion test may prove headache for some sports 
Concussion test may prove headache for some sports
A protein that facilitates communication among brain cells may change the way we play sports.