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Ivy League Committee Approves Concussion-Deterrent Measures for Football

A committee of Ivy League head football coaches, administrators, expert consultants, team physicians and athletic trainers has been formed in an attempt to lower the incidence of concussion and sub-concussive hits in football. The initiative was launched after Ivy League presidents became concerned that concussions are a significant injury in football and wanted the Ivy…
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Texas Concussion Law Takes Effect

In accordance with a new bill signed into law earlier this year, Texas students who suffer concussions while participating in athletic events must now have physician clearance before returning to play. The measure was universally applauded by school officials, parents and The Methodist Hospital in Houston’s Concussion Center. “Natasha’s Law,” the new legislation, is named after…
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