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3 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

BOSTON (AP) - Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off ...

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5 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Rams safety McDonald held out with concussion

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Rams safety T.J. McDonald did not practice due to concussion-like symptoms. McDonald's presence was a bit of a surprise on the injury report Wednesday, given coach Jeff Fisher made no mention of it and McDonald played every snap in last week's victory ...

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8 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Chiefs' Charles passes battery of concussion tests

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jamaal Charles has passed a battery of tests and does not show symptoms of a concussion, the Chiefs said Wednesday - one day after the star running back told a radio show he saw "light bulbs" after a hit in Kansas City's win over ...

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13 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Earnhardt helps UPMC raise concussion awareness

The Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has teamed with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and catcher David Ross to raise awareness on concussion treatments. UPMC has launched the web site ReThinkConcussions.com to detail the concussion treatments now available. The site features separate ...

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OCT 21, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Trust team doctors over concussion, says MLS medical chief

By Simon Evans BRIDGETOWN Barbados (Reuters) - FIFA's new plans for dealing with concussions have been criticized by some in the United States for not involving an independent medical inspection, but Major League Soccer's medical chief believes team doctors should be trusted. The proposed protocol from FIFA states that when a suspected concussion occurs, the referee should stop the game ...

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