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Why women are more at risk from concussion

Women athletes are twice as likely as men to get concussed and the effects are more severe, but with research focusing mainly on men, is concussion in women being overlooked? Compelling new research suggests this is a distinct possibility, with a growing recognition that male and female brains may respond to injuries very differently. READ… Continue reading Why women are more at risk from concussion

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Thanks for kindling the fire Difusco, let’s work together to get this cause burning

Coach Difusco of the Patriots Youth Travel Football points out today a real shortfall in legislation and studies trying to reduce brain injuries in athletes.  Voldoz of West Cook News focuses mostly on CTE and football, but highlighted Difusco's point that legislation "does not address other organized sports that could cause injuries such as soccer,… Continue reading Thanks for kindling the fire Difusco, let’s work together to get this cause burning