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Is Your Child at Risk of a Daycare Injury Accident?

 

For many California parents, daycare is not a luxury – it is a necessity. When a parent lives away from friends and family members who are able to stay with the child with the parent is at work, a daycare facility is usually the parent’s last resort – somewhere where the child can be safe and supervised while the parent is away at work. 449 more words

Personal Injury

Why the Olympics banned headgear for male boxers, but not women

For the first time in more than 30 years, male boxers at the Olympics are not wearing headgear.

More than three years ago, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) ruled that boxers were more likely to suffer brain injuries with the foam padding around their faces than without it, prompting the International Olympic Committee to rule out headgear in Rio. 504 more words

Sports

California HS football participation dropped by more than 3,000 players in 2015

It’s been well publicized that the rise in head trauma related to football impacts has led to a decrease in youth football participation. What hasn’t been known as definitively to this point is how much that decline would trickle down (or up?) to the high school level. 163 more words

Outside The Box

Flooded Announcment

I recently came across an editor and writer who is in the process of putting together an anthology that I find particularly interesting. Flooded will deal specifically with brain injury and concussions, a collection borne out of project runner Victoria Griffin’s own painful experiences. 65 more words

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