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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer calls on “Congress asks NFL for more transparency,” a push from members of Congress for more transparency in the National Football League in…

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    Sports Brain Injuries and Aging

    The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the link between sports-related brain injuries and developing neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, later in…

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    Youth Sports Safety and Concussions

    President Obama hosted a youth sports and safety summit at the White House. He announced new commitments from both the public and private sectors to raise awareness and to treat and…

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    Albert Sun on Brain Injuries in Sports

    New York Times correspondent Albert Sun spoke by telephone about brain injuries in sports. He talked about his article the previous week about an experimental head impact sensor called…

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    Sports Safety and Brain Injuries, Scientific Panel

    A House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee examined the issue of improving sports safety from brain injuries. Panelists testified on latest advancements in concussion research. A video…

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    Sports Safety and Brain Injuries, Sports Officials Panel

    A House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee examined the issue of improving sports safety from brain injuries. Panelists testified on the efforts of youth and professional sports leagues to…

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    Open Phones on Sports Safety

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments what Congress could do to help prevent sports-related concussions. New York Times correspondent Albert Sun also spoke by telephone about…

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    Q&A with Gregg Easterbrook

    Gregg Easterbrook talked about his book, The King of Sports: Football’s Impact on America, in which he assesses the role of football in America from a statistical point of…

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    Safety Risks in Youth Football, Part 2

    A panel featuring athletes, administrators, doctors, journalists and football industry representatives considered the health safety risks of youths playing football. DeMaurice Smith talked…

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    Safety Risks in Youth Football, Part 1

    A panel featuring athletes, administrators, doctors, journalists, and football industry representatives considered the health safety risks of youths playing football.  Dr. Robert…

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    Detection and Treatment of Concussions in Student Athletes

    Witnesses testified on concussions suffered by student athletes. Among the topics addressed were returning to play too soon after injury, diagnosis of concussions, protective…

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    Student Athletes and Concussions

    The House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing on pending legislation to reduce and more safely manage concussions in student athletes. Witnesses testified that student…

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    Legislation to Protect Student Athletes

    Gerard Gioia talked about the Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act, which would establish standards on concussion safety and management, the risk of concussions for K-12…

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    Football Player Head Injuries, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified on hearing on the lasting impact of head injuries suffered by National Football League players and the coverage they receive from the benefits plans.

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    Football Player Head Injuries

    Witnesses testified on hearing on the lasting impact of head injuries suffered by National Football League players and the coverage they receive from the benefits plans.

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    Professional Boxing

    Committee members heard testimony from boxing promoters and regulators, sportswriters and professional boxers on the boxing industry in the U.S. They testified about the need for a pension…

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