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University to Host Sports Concussion Management Conference

Pacific Northwest University and Sports Medicine Advantage will host a sports concussion management conference on the morning of September 15 that will address the “evaluation and treatment of concussions, concussion pathophysiology, the legal aspects of a concussion, recovery, as well as a panel Q & A.” Among the speakers for the conference, which starts at…
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Study: Playing Smartphone App Actually Aids Concussion Recovery in Teens

Generally, after suffering a concussion, patients are encouraged to avoid reading, watching TV and using mobile devices to help their brains heal. But new research shows that teen-agers who used a mobile health app once a day in conjunction with medical care improved concussion symptoms and optimism more than with standard medical treatment alone. Researchers…
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Concussion Legacy Gala: A Decade of Impact Set for November 9

The Concussion Legacy Foundation has announced that its annual Gala will be held on November 9 in Boston. The Foundation, which was founded by Dr. Robert Cantu and Dr. Chris Nowinski in 2007, will celebrate ten years of being a difference maker in the industry. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Foundation programs that protect…
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