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Kids Need Help Returning to School After Concussions
October 29, 2013– Kathryn Doyle, Reuters, The Baltimore Sun
After a concussion, it can be difficult for children to learn new things or remember old things. Parents, pediatricians and school staff need to be able to make adjustments to suit the child for a few weeks or sometimes longer, a new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says. Read More
Post-Concussion Return to Learning Also a Tough Decision
October 28, 2013– Melissa Healy, Chicago Tribune
After Krista Rickards' daughter Sarah suffered a severe concussion on a high school volleyball court in September 2010, the teenager returned to school in a matter of days. Read More
Young Athletes Getting Message on Concussion, but Policy Challenges Remain.
September 11, 2013– Elana Gordon, WHYY Radio Newsworks
From new laws restricting when kids can go back on the athletics field, to the National Football League's $756 million concussion lawsuit settlement, there are lots of reasons coaches, parents and students are paying more attention to head injuries. Read More
Headgear Policy Draws Praise, Criticism
September, 2013 – Samantha Sciarotta, Princeton Echo
Sixth-grade athletes in the Princeton Regional School District are going to look very different on the field come September. Read More
July, 2013– Sharon A. Shaw, Suburban Life Magazine
Dr. Rosemarie Scolaro Moser leads the fight to protect youth athletes from the damaging effects of concussion. Read More
Scientists Claim That Link Between Concussions and CTE is "Unproven" Could Impact NFL Lawsuits.
March 17, 2013 – Dave D’Alessandro, Star-Ledger, NJ.com
What is the current state of evidence for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in retired athletes? Read More
Rest Is Best: Concussion Recovery.
March, 2013 – Rosemarie Moser, USA Hockey Magazine
A recent study conducted at the Sports Concussion Center of New Jersey and published in the Journal of Pediatrics shows that even when rest is prescribed months after a concussion, the benefits were just as strong as if the rest period was taken right after the concussion. Read More
Advancements in Head Trauma Research Could Be True Game-Changer.
January 27, 2013 – Dave D’Alessandro, Star-Ledger, NJ.com
By now, you’ve heard of CTE — or at least you should have, because someday, perhaps five or 10 years from now, when all those lawsuits are settled for untold billions, that term will dominate the news and present the game with an existential crisis on every level. Read More
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