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Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

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Md. Lawmaker Proposes Concussion Program for High School Athletes

Del. Jon Cardin is proposing a pilot program to test how well athletic helmet impact sensors work for high school athletes.

12/23/2013

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73-Year-Old Woman Rescued From DC Metro Tracks

Metro transit officials say fellow riders rescued a 73-year-old woman who had fallen onto the tracks at a subway stop.

05/05/2013

File photo of a hit on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith that led to a concussion. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Study: Multiple Concussions to NFL Players Linked to Depression

As discussion continues as to whether Jovan Belcher’s murder-suicide was attributed in part to head injuries, football took another hit in the form of new research on multiple concussions being linked to aggression and depression.

12/10/2012

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Man, 25, Dies At Wrestling Academy

Anne Arundel County police say a 25-year-old man has died after hitting his head while training at a wrestling academy in Severn.

01/26/2012