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By On May 29th, 2014

The Big Announcements from The White House Summit on Sports Concussions

Today, President Obama is bringing together 200 sports officials, medical experts, parent activists, and young athletes for the first White House summit on sports concussions, and the day looks to be filled with announcements from numerous important institutions within sports and medicine. The Associated Press received many of these announcements ahead of the opening of…

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By On May 19th, 2014

White House Announces Concussion Summit

Over the past few years, the issue of brain injuries in sports of all levels has gone from a little-talked about health concern into one of the biggest health issues of our time. The topic underscores every conversation about professional sports and safety, and it has become a major concern for a quickly growing number…

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By On April 2nd, 2013

President Obama Speaks About His Brain Research Initiative

Slowly but surely we are finding out more about President Obama’s massive $100 million research initiative to better understand how the brain works, and the more they tell us, the more impressive it sounds. “Imagine if we could reverse traumatic brain injury or PTSD for our veterans who are coming home … That’s what we’re…

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By On January 28th, 2013

President Obama Expresses Concern About TBI in Football

You know traumatic brain injury has becomes a major topic when the President is commenting on it. President Obama was speaking to The New Republic magazine when he expressed concern about the number of dangerous injuries we are seeing in football players. He was especially worried about the amateur college players rather than the “grown…

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