Category Archives: head-injury

October .20 .2014

Are Young People Aware of the Risks of Contact Sports?

Many parents say “no”. An Eric Hamber Secondary School Griffins football player suffered a concussion that left him out of the classroom for a school year. With little knowledge of concussions, his...
June .20 .2014

Chicago Bears QB Suffering from Depression, Dementia

Another sad outcome for an NFL great. Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon revealed to the media this week that he has been struggling with dementia and depression. He believes his issues...
February .26 .2014

8 Reasons Why Kids Should Play Contact Sports

Should you enroll your kids in contact sports? It’s a question more and more parents are struggling to answer. Not surprising, given the vast body of research highlighting the dangers of concussions...
December .2 .2013

First Aid for Head Injuries

The New York Times recently published an article on first aid for head injuries. It's worth a review. What is a Head Injury? A head injury is any trauma to the scalp, skull, or brain. The most common...
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