It's one of the hottest topics in medical circles right now as every one from doctors, to the NFL, is trying to learn more about concussions.
And tonight at the college of Notre Dame of Maryland physicians, high school coaches and many others gathered to find out more about this potentially deadly problem.
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Researchers say problems caused by concussions don't always manifest themselves immediately and that can lead to dangerous problems for student athletes.
By learning how to recognize problems they're hoping to make all sports safer.
The centers for disease control says that u-s emergency rooms treat more than 135 thousand sports and recreation related brain injuries including concussions each year.
Most occur to children in ranging in age from five to 18.
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Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was injured when a line drive hit him in the side of the head.
Legislators are working to pass a bill that would mandate certain safe practices relating to girls’ lacrosse in Maryland.
The Ravens and MedStar Sports Medicine are partnering to tackle concussion awareness for student athletes.
It is the start of another football weekend, and from the pee-wees to the pros, hard hits can leave a lasting impact on a player.
Former NFL players suing NFL stating brain injuries lead to other medical problems.