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October 1, 2017

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After suffering a brain injury when he was four, this Markham boy has been shuffled through five different schools in the York Region District School Board. (Tina Mackenzie/ CBC Toronto)

By Shannon Martin, CBC News Posted: Sep 27, 2017 6:00 AM ET Last Updated: Sep 27, 2017 8:03 PM ET

Markham mom desperate to help 9-year-old son after he suffered a serious brain injury

Five years ago to...

February 4, 2016

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Often make the wrong decisions when faced with actual cases

Excerpted from MedPage Today | By Megan Brooks, Reuters Health

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) — High school coaches have a good understanding of the signs and symptoms of concussion, but they often don’t make the right management decisions, a new survey shows.

That’s where athletic trainers come in, said Meredith Madden, athletic trainer at...

September 24, 2012

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By Zorianna Kit | Reuters

LOS ANGELES — When a concussion forced WWE’s Christopher Nowinski to retire in 2004, the professional wrestler and former Harvard football player wanted to understand his condition better and set out to raise awareness for sports head trauma. The result was his 2006 book “Head Games: Football’s Concussion Crisis” and a new career as a concussion activist....

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