Reuters - US Online Video (May 29, 2014) U.S. President Barack Obama called for more robust research into youth concussions, saying "we don't have solid" numbers on the scope of the problem. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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AFP (Feb. 5, 2013) The Super Bowl wraps up the football season this Sunday, but concerns about head injuries from high-impact sports continue. One doctor has invented an iPhone app to help school coaches diagnose ... watch video
CBC (Feb. 1, 2013) NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to share the blame. Not surprisingly, given that thousands of former players are suing the league about its handling of concussions, the topics of player health ... watch video
AP (June 25, 2014) Former Indianapolis Colts player Ben Utecht gave an impassioned plea to U.S. Senators Wednesday asking for more funding into brain injury research. The Super Bowl winner says the rest of his NFL ... watch video
Newsy (July 7, 2014) The NCAA's new guidelines aren't meant to be enforced but are aimed instead at creating a "cultural shift" in how the sport approaches concussions.
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