American Academy of Neurology

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Daily Madden: Awareness Is Key To Addressing Sports Concussions

The American Academy of Neurology has issued new recommendations for athletes suspected of suffering concussions, including that they be removed from competition immediately and returned only when they’re cleared by a health professional.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/19/2013

An injured 49er is attended to on the field. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: New Sports Guidelines Suggest Individualized Concussion Care

The American Academy of Neurology said athletes shouldn’t resume playing until they’ve been fully evaluated and cleared by a doctor or other professional with concussion expertise.

03/18/2013

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