If you’re one of those people who believe “getting your bell rung” is a minor injury, think again. The largest study of its kind shows hits to the head add up, causing brain damage as early as the teen years. Dr. Dave Hnida has some advice for parents.
A former Denver Bronco player has joined the growing list of former NFL players who have filed a lawsuit against the league.
Tom Nalen says he’s dropped 65 pounds since his playing days as a Pro Bowl center for Denver. He was the special guest on Xfinity Monday Live!, just hours after Broncos general manager Brian Xanders was let go.
Young athletes in Colorado schools are getting protections from concussions with new guidelines for coaches and an agricultural tax break is going away as a handful of new laws take effect Jan. 1.
Concussions are no laughing matter. Yet the CDC says the numbers of kids going to the ER for a head injury is way up. But as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the increase is not necessarily a bad thing.
The nation’s most sweeping measure addressing youth-concussions in sports was signed into law Tuesday in Colorado.
bill to help prevent youth brain injuries by requiring that more coaches receive training about concussions moved a step closer to approval in Colorado Friday when the House tentatively agreed to the bill.
A requirement that youth athletic coaches receive increased training in recognizing concussions has cleared an important step in the Colorado Senate.
A youth concussion legislation news conference is scheduled for Thursday at the state Capitol before a bill that helps to keep young athletes active and safe will be introduced in committee.
Colorado is among at least a half-dozen states considering measures to try to protect young athletes from head injuries.
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