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Concussions diagnosed at rapid rate in New York
Posted by news on 9/28/2016 4:41:00 AM.
According to a new report, concussions in children in New York are being diagnosed at a record rate.

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Former BMX star who committed suicide suffered from brain damage
Posted by news on 5/27/2016 5:11:00 AM.


A neuropathologist says Central New York native and BMX superstar Dave Mirra had the same kind of brain damage that has caused problems for numerous football players.

BMX, CTE, concussions, suicide, dave mirra, bmx, football

Pop Warner to eliminate kickoffs for youth leagues
Posted by news on 5/16/2016 5:13:00 AM.
One of the more popular leagues for North Country kids and the country's biggest youth football organization is banning kickoffs to protect younger players from concussions.

Pop Warner, Football, kickoffs, concussions

Proposed bill calls for an end to tackle football for kids in New York
Posted by news on 5/5/2016 5:41:00 AM.
A new bill being proposed in Albany would put an end to tackle football for kids ages thirteen and under.

CTE, concussions, head injuries, football, New York Assembly, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto