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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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concussions, New York, Blue Cross Blue Shield

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.

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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.

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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.

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