• SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
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    Warning for parents with kids in sports

    Warning for parents with kids in sports

    With the new school year comes the possibility of sports related injuries. Dr. Christopher Brown, medical director,Rochester Regional Sports Medicine, joins Good Day Rochester and tells what parents need to know before their kids play sports.

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    • SEPTEMBER 6, 2014
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    Tom Brady on concussion risks: Good outweighs bad

    Tom Brady on concussion risks: Good outweighs bad

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told CNBC on Friday that he’d encourage his kids to play football if they wanted to, and other parents should, too, despite the risk of concussions or other serious injuries. “It’s a contact sport. Things happen in the game that are out of your control. In any contact sport,

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    • FEBRUARY 20, 2015
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    The Truth About the Safety Ratings That Sell Football Helmets

    The Truth About the Safety Ratings That Sell Football Helmets

    Virginia Tech’s STAR system is widely influential, but does it oversimplify the complex science around concussion risk? More than 30 football helmets line the shelves in Robert Erb’s office at Schutt Sports in Litchfield, Ill., from a late-1920s leather version to a white-and-orange University of Tennessee model once worn by Peyton Manning. Tucked in among

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    • FEBRUARY 20, 2015
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    The Best Concussion-Proof Helmets

    The Best Concussion-Proof Helmets

    A new study shows that one helmet may protect against concussions better than others Concussions are an unfortunate reality in many sports, from football to soccer and boxing. And as studies continue to link concussions to a range of health problems, from depression to Alzheimer’s and other brain changes, sports and health officials have focused

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