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Concussed Kids Too Often Return Right Away To Playing Fields

You can’t always protect people from themselves – but coaches of young footballers who return to play on the same day they’ve been concussed should be disciplined. 339 more words


Archbishop Murphy (Wash.) wins on field after five forfeits when opponents refused to play

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Archbishop Murphy (Everett, Wash.) played its first game in a month on Saturday against Olympic High School (Silverdale, Wash.).

The Wildcats crushed their opponents 48-0. 140 more words


N.J. lawmakers say they'll introduce student accident insurance measure

Two New Jersey state legislators didn’t waste any time addressing the Paterson Public Schools’ elimination of student accident insurance.

State Sen. Paul A. Sarlo (D-Wood-Ridge) and Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly (D-Paterson) announced in a joint statement Thursday afternoon that they will introduce legislation requiring public schools in New Jersey to provide accident and injury insurance for students who participate in school sports and other extracurricular activities. 395 more words


Concussions Make a Big ImPACT on Player Performance

It’s that time of year again – the scent of pumpkin spice is in the air and our beloved football is back to fill our weekends. 486 more words

Advances In Healthcare

More Good News

This is more about my recent excitement after watching a PBS presentation by Dr. Daniel Amen. I don’t know why I had never heard of his research before, since it is not new or hidden. 538 more words


"Playing Through Your Injuries"

Playing Through Your Injuries-

The NFL, the National Football League schedule is in full gear. Yesterday as I flipped between several of the games, the point was made by several commentators that many of the teams are not at one hundred percent strength and capability because of injuries to one or more key players. 489 more words

Five years after breaking neck in HS game, Tyler Vitiello continues long road back

A single tear trickled down his mother’s cheek.

Christine Vitiello wiped away the others welling in her eyes. Tears of gratitude. Tears of heartache. Even she cannot tell them apart as she told her son’s story, a story that is part miracle, part tragedy. 795 more words