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Posts Tagged ‘sports-related traumatic brain injury’

By On July 15th, 2016

NASCAR Star Dale Earnhardt Jr. Sidelined Due To Concussion

NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. is bowing out of a major upcoming race this weekend due to a possible concussion. Earnhardt’s team Hendrick Motorsports released a statement today saying the racer was not cleared by doctors for the upcoming Sprint Cup Series Event this weekend in New Hampshire due to “concussion-like symptoms.” “I wasn’t feeling…

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By On July 11th, 2016

Youth Concussions Jump Over 500% In Just Four Years

Concussion awareness and educations across the country seem to be making headway as more youth and sports-related concussions are being diagnosed. In fact, concussion diagnoses went up 500% from just 2010 to 2014, according to data from FAIR Health, an independent, national nonprofit. In most cases, such an increase in injuries in emergency rooms and…

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