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May 8, 2013



Time for change

During the last few years in medical and media discussions an interest in concussion and its implications for our youth has increased. Locally, a recent visit by an invited speaker brought in by Washington State University has stimulated many in the medical community to further evaluate concussion education and programs. I recently attended the annual PAC-12 medical meetings and concussion was the topic of focus.

Concussions in our youth are common. Medically, we know that an adolescent who sustains a concussion is at an increase for repeat injury and possibly long term lo...



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