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Concussions: Not Just for Football Players

Posted Thursday, January 19, 2012

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Concussions: Not Just for Football Players A concussion is a serious medical issue not just for NFL players like the Browns Colt McCoy, but for anyone whose work or recreation puts them at risk for head injury, including student athletes .We'll explain the science behind concussions, the signs and symptoms, the appropriate treatment and the best ways to protect against traumatic brain injury.

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Community/Human Interest, Health, Children's Health, Parenting/Child Care, Mental Health

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Shawn Sullivan, PhD, neuropsychologist, Neurology and Neuroscience Associates, Akron
Deanna Harris, Flight Nurse, MetroHealth Medical Center, Metro Life Flight
John Mangels, science reporter, The Plain Dealer
Rep. Mike Stinziano, D-Columbus

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Brain Injury Association of Ohio

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