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2014-06-05 23:09:33

A recent study revealed a nearly 30 percent increase in rates of traumatic brain injury diagnoses in United States’ hospital emergency room departments. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 A study, conducted by an emergency medicine physician at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, revealed an almost 30 percent increase in traumatic brain injury (TBI) rates in the period from 2006 to 2010 in United States emergency departments (ED), according to a May 14, 2014 report...

2014-06-05 16:25:52

PITTSBURGH, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImPACT Applications, Inc., developers of ImPACT® (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing), and GotSoccer LLC have agreed to a three year exclusive arrangement to bring baseline concussion testing to the youth soccer market. The partnership will enhance player safety and make it easier for soccer associations, clubs and coaches to adhere to the concussion laws in each state. The baseline test can be taken on a personal...

2014-06-03 20:21:39

Award comes on heels of President Obama's Summit on Concussions ST PAUL, Minn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just one week after the White House Summit on Safe Sports Today, the Terrill Foundation announced that Kayla Meyer of New Prague, Minnesota, has been awarded the 2014 Terrill Scholarship for community leadership, academic persistence, and commitment to pursue her education and career goals. The only national scholarship of its kind, the Terrill Foundation awards scholarships...

2014-06-02 12:27:18

President Obama emphasizes need to provide parents, coaches, clinicians and young athletes tools to identify and respond to concussions OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Devick, O.D., CEO and founder of King-Devick Test, LLC joined the nation's top concussion experts at the first-ever White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit in Washington, D.C. "We want our kids participating in sports," President Barack Obama said at the Summit. "As...

2014-05-30 23:03:41

On the heels of the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit and its call to develop greater opportunities for interaction and collaboration in the fight against concussions, Sports Brain has announced the launch of Concussion World. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 On the heels of the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit and its call to develop greater opportunities for interaction and collaboration in the fight against...

2014-05-30 00:21:23

LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At today's precedent-setting White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, President Obama voiced his support for increased research and broader awareness on the pressing issue of concussions in youth sports. The LA84 Foundation, one of the nation's leading non-profit organizations supporting youth sports, has been addressing this escalating problem in recent months. Below is a statement from LA84 President Anita DeFrantz:...

2014-05-29 23:07:24

In preparation for Sports Brain’s participation in the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, Sports Brain has released its annual NFL Concussion Report comparing data from a variety of sources to highlight the difficulties in gathering accurate data about concussion diagnosis and recovery. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 In preparation for Sports Brain’s participation in the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, Sports...

2014-05-29 23:05:25

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is an invited participant at today’s White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit, where President Obama will announce new public and private initiatives to improve prevention, identification, and management of youth sports concussions. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is an invited participant at today’s White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit, where President...

2014-05-29 23:04:50

Nation’s first and fastest-growing youth sports league franchise takes concussion safety head on. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Today, President Obama, who has said he would have to think “long and hard” before letting a son play tackle football due to the risk of head injuries, hosted the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit hoping to raise awareness on how to identify, treat and prevent concussions. i9 Sports, the nation’s first and fastest-growing...

2014-05-29 20:22:01

President Obama announces game-changing gift at White House summit on youth and sports LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philanthropist Steve Tisch, co-owner of the New York Giants and an Academy Award-winning film producer, has pledged $10 million to the department of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA for the BrainSPORT Program, which has been renamed the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program. Announced by President Obama today during a...


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