Concussions hot topic with commissioner

There aren’t many rooms CFL commissioner Jeffrey Orridge walks into where he is not one of the smartest people in it. The CFL has expanded its concussion protocol, adding...
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Stop the Stigma Around Head Injuries

Stop the Stigma Around Head Injuries How to encourage young athletes to talk about head injuries It’s not easy to pull a young athlete out of a game. Even...
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What to know before enrolling in a sports program

What to Know Before You Enroll 3 important questions to ask before enrolling your child in a sports program Organized sports help encourage children to stay active, teach them...
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Optometrists offering free concussion screenings

  Sport training camps are starting, and as part of a national public awareness initiative, four local optometrists are offering student-athletes free pre-concussion screenings throughout the summer. The free...
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UP Trainer testing for concussions on the sideline

“They’re willing to accept a more quantitative test, as opposed to me just saying their balance is off, their speech is off—all the things I could say,” Dorothy Jamison,...
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Promising news on the concussion front

In another development, one that is especially encouraging for youth sports leagues that can’t afford to have medical personnel on the sidelines for every game, the Mayo Clinic has...
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