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Loudoun Valley football parents push for use of helmet sensors

Sports-related concussions is a growing concern for parents and athletes. Parents at one Loudoun County want their football players to wear a product that could help protect their boys from the effects of repeated hard hits. But school officials aren't biting.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 02:04pm EDT

Tags: Brain Sentry, Loudoun Valley High School

Study: Concussions last longer for girls

A new study suggests that girls suffer more severe concussions with symptoms that last longer than boys.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Tags: MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, Paula Wolfson

George Mason professors collect kids' spit for concussion research

Could spit be the key to concussion research

Monday - 11/04/2013, 06:44am EST

Tags: Football, spit, saliva, George Mason University, thomas warren, Fairfax Times

New procedure relieves concussion-related headaches

Dr. Ivan Ducic is pioneering what some consider a radical idea to treat post-concussion headaches caused by nerve damage. His approach is a new twist on an existing procedure used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 09:26am EDT

Tags: concussions, Paula Wolfson, surgery, Hollie Byer, Dr. Kevin Crutchfield, Dr. Ivan Ducic

Exploring the science, sad reality behind sports-related concussions

The increasing incidents of sports concussions and rate of suicide among athletes with a history of concussions have escalated a national debate on the topic.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 05:21pm EDT

Tags: Seau, Steve James, Head Games, Hoop Dreams, rgiii


Roberts returns to Orioles after 13-month layoff

Soon after a concussion interrupted his baseball career, Brian Roberts was more concerned with simply living a normal life than returning to the game he loves.

Tuesday - 06/12/2012, 07:33pm EDT

Tags: Brian Roberts, orioles,