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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...

2014-05-29 16:24:46

Represents Son, Matthew, that Sustained Traumatic Brain Injury Playing Football WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma Executive Director Robert J. "Bob" Gfeller, Jr. and his wife, Lisa, attended President Obama's Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit at the White House today. The Gfellers lost their younger son, Matthew, after he sustained a traumatic brain injury during a high school football game....

2014-05-29 16:24:40

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USA Cheer President Bill Seely participated in today's Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, joining President Obama to discuss sports safety and concussions. The event featured young athletes, parents and coaches, as well as professional sports stars and military service members convening to discuss ways to prevent and treat concussions and encourage research into sports-related head injuries....

2014-05-29 12:26:32

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, attended the Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit today at the White House. He released the following statement: "I applaud President Obama for convening the first White House summit on sports concussions and his ongoing efforts to highlight this critical and timely issue. We want...

2014-05-29 12:26:26

New King-Devick Vision Test Accurately and Objectively Evaluates Athletes to Determine 'Removal from Play' OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As youth-related sport injuries continue to rise, today's Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit at the White House addressed one major area of concern - the importance of concussion detection. Leaders from the Veteran Distribution Company, based in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., participated in the summit to discuss the...

2014-05-28 16:26:51

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Righttime Medical Care is pleased to announce its 12th urgent Care Center in Germantown, Maryland, and the company's fourth location in Montgomery County. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Located at 19777 Frederick Road (State Route 355), just south of Middlebrook Road, Righttime Medical Care is open from 7 a.m. to midnight, 365 days a year. Righttime's clinical team cares for injuries and illnesses in people of...

2014-05-28 12:32:20

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Traumatic Brain Injury - Pipeline Review, H1 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/pipeline/traumatic_brain_injury_1.html Traumatic Brain Injury - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 SummaryGlobal Markets Direct's, 'Traumatic Brain Injury - Pipeline Review, H1 2014', provides an overview of the Traumatic Brain Injury's therapeutic pipeline.This report provides comprehensive...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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