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Posts Tagged ‘ThinkProgress’

By On August 2nd, 2013

Congress Attempts to Legislate NCAA Concussion Management

While a lawsuit is questioning the NCAA’s method of handling brain injury in federal court, Congress is stepping in to attempt to protect the brains of college level athletes in contact sports. Two members of Congress introduced legislation on Thursday, August 1st, that would mandate that colleges perform baseline concussion testing on athletes who play…

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By On May 7th, 2013

The U.S. Military Was Sending Concussed Soldiers Back To War

While the U.S. military has recently lept into traumatic brain injury research and awareness in the wake of the massive numbers of soldiers returning home with TBI, they haven’t always been so proactive. Until very recently, traumatic brain injury has been completely neglected by armed forces health experts as an invisible, and therefore unimportant, injury.…

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