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Concussion concerns: Head injuries may be common among athletes - Concussion Canada

Concussion concerns: Head injuries may be common among athletes

Believe it or not, the high school football season is just around the corner. First practice for all Michigan High School Athletic Association teams officially...
Natalia Rybczynski says living with the impact of a severe concussion is like living “on another planet.” Ashley Fraser/Postmedia Ashley Fraser / Postmedia

Polar explorer Natalia Rybczynski still adjusting to new normal after 2011 concussion

Natalia Rybczynski has stood on top of the world and the bottom of it, in the high Canadian Arctic and Antarctica. Today she picks up...
Blood test might help reduce unnecessary CT scans after traumatic brain injury - Concussion Canada

Blood test might help reduce unnecessary CT scans after traumatic brain injury

A high sensitivity blood test might help doctors rule out traumatic intracranial injuries like brain haemorrhage and contusion before resorting to CT scanning, according...
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: What concussions need

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: What concussions need. By Dr. Louis Hilliard, DC

In 2015 , one of the top high school football recruits in the United States took a hit that left him with a minor concussion....
Kaleigh's story can inspire those suffering from Concussions - Concussion Canada

Concussion: An officer’s story

It was a typical day on the job for Kaleigh Friday, a Hamilton police officer. That is, until she was rear-ended in her police cruiser....
Boys show concussion symptoms faster than girls - Concussion Canada

Boys show concussion symptoms faster than girls

Groundbreaking research into mild concussions by University of Victoria neuroscientist Brian Christie has determined that boys are far likelier to show some concussion symptoms...
Concussions - The Unknown Injury that Impacts Canadians Every Year

Concussions – The Unknown Injury that Impacts Canadians Every Year

Concussions have long been a surprisingly misunderstood injury when one considers the number of Canadians who suffer from them every year. In injuries occurring in youth...
There’s No Such Thing as a Concussion-Safe Football Helmet - Concussion Canada

There’s No Such Thing as a Concussion-Safe Football Helmet

Helmet makers, along with some coaches, athletic directors and youth sports administrators would like you to believe that there are football helmets available that...
Comment: Soccer still has its head in the sand on concussion - Concussion Canada

Comment: Soccer still has its head in the sand on concussion

Reaction to Karius injury betrays ignorance that shames the world's most popular sport The History Channel is currently showing wall-to-wall documentaries on FIFA World Cups...
Football mom Heather Hackney, left, gets teary-eyed when talking about the multiple concussions suffered by her son Larry Blocker. Blocker, 22, played high school football for W.F. Herman Secondary School. Blocker’s friend Daisha Wilson, right, dropped by to check on the recovery of Blocker. Nick Brancaccio / Windsor Star

Football concussion injury has mom fighting for her son

Heather Hackney says her son is a different person since he suffered a concussion playing football eight months ago. Heather Hackney has been desperately searching...