Tag: concussions

Roundup: New Guidelines for Children’s Concussions and...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new recommendations for healthcare providers when treating children with...

September 7, 2018

Roundup: Heart & Exercise, Dementia Risk, and...

Being Fit, Active Benefits Even Those With Family History of Heart Disease Exercise is good for your heart and preventing...

April 13, 2018

Roundup: Heart Patients Who Stop Daily Aspirin...

It’s a well-known and broadly prescribed treatment for many patients who’ve had a heart attack or stroke: Take a low-dose...

September 29, 2017

Roundup: Sharp Rise in Colorectal Cancers in...

Most colorectal cancers are still diagnosed in people older than 50, but a surprising new report finds that young people...

March 3, 2017

Physical Exams Are Critical for Student Athletes

Comprehensive physical examinations tailored for student athletes can help prevent seemingly inexplicable deaths and serious injuries.

October 20, 2016

Roundup: FDA to Parents: Don’t Use Homeopathic...

The FDA recommends that "parents stop using these products and dispose of any in their possession."

October 7, 2016

Playground Safety: Concussion Rates Climbing for Kids...

Playground safety has emerged as a hot summer topic, especially with the recent news that concussion rates are climbing for...

July 12, 2016

Concussion Concerns: Ivy League Coaches Move to...

Health concerns about concussions in football continue. Ivy League football coaches recently voted to ban full-contact, tackling from football practices. The...

March 9, 2016

News Roundup: More TV Means Less Brain...

Studies have shown that people who spend too much time as a couch potato in front of the TV are at...

December 4, 2015

High School Football: New Lesson on Concussions

Beginning this football season, all high school athletes in Florida must complete courses on concussions provided by the National Federation...

October 1, 2015

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