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2012-10-09 04:02:52

Raritan Bay Medical Center´s Human Motion Institute is Now a Registered Provider of ImPACT. In fact, a 20-minute baseline ImPACT test was administered to Perth Amboy High School student athletes on the football, soccer and cheerleading teams during the summer; to be followed by next season´s basketball and wrestling teams. Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 Over the past year injuries to professional sports stars like the NHL´s Sidney Crosby, NFL´s Colt McCoy and...

2012-10-04 23:00:58

New York brain injury lawyers De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, are reaching out to educate individuals about the essential signs and symptoms of a traumatic brain injury, and are also providing current brain injury statistics. Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 The brain injury law firm of De Caro & Kaplen, LLP is currently educating the public about the signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injury. Considered to be a national health epidemic, the serious health issue is known for its...

Bike Helmets Protect Against Skull Injury
2012-10-03 07:59:40

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 70 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 14 ride bicycles. Even though it´s a popular pastime, it can also be dangerous. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that head injury is the leading cause of death and disability related to bicycle accidents. In a new study, researchers affirmed that bicycle helmets were effective for children who were included in a set of impact and crush tests....

2012-09-30 23:03:58

Chances of concussions for contact sports athletes high as 19 percent per season Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 As the new school year kicks off and the weather begins to cool, students and weekend warriors alike will be spending more time playing outdoor sports. However, with all of the benefits of physical activities comes the increased risk of concussion in sports, especially when it comes to contact sports. “Each year, approximately 300,000 people in the United States...

2012-09-21 23:00:18

There have recently been some major strides made in understanding what predisposes individuals to developing Alzheimer´s and the findings suggest that head trauma may be one link. The Journal of Neuroscience recently published a study that linked a single occurrence of traumatic brain injury with significantly raising an individual´s chance of having Alzheimer´s. The Pennsylvania personal injury attorneys at Console & Hollawell believe these findings will greatly benefit...


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