concussions

Medical Breakthroughs: Football Players and Concussions+ Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

College football players are more likely to suffer concussions during preseason practices than during the regular season. A new study published in JAMA Neurology found that nearly half of concussions happened before the full season even started and most occurred at practice rather than games. Mild defects in brain cells may lead to autism, according to researchers in Philadelphia. the…

Concussions increasingly common on the football field

Four Greenville High School athletes are out with concussions this year. Concussions are becoming the most common injuries on the football field, especially among young players. Greenville Head Coach Josh McLendon said he’s had four players this season with concussions and that’s a relatively low number. He said his team always gets banged up by the end of the season, but…