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Helmet Add-Ons May Not Lower Concussion Risk in Athletes

Football helmet add-ons such as outer soft-shell layers, spray treatments, helmet pads and fiber sheets may not significantly help lower the risk of concussions in athletes, according to a recently released study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. “Our study suggests…
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Virginia Tech Football Helmet Ratings Update: Five New Helmets Meet Five-Star Mark

Virginia Tech has updated results of its adult football helmet ratings, which are designed to identify key differences between the abilities of individual helmets to reduce the risk of concussion. All five of the new adult football helmets introduced this spring earned the five-star mark, which is the highest rating awarded by the Virginia Tech…
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Attorney Praises Nomination of Elliot Kaye as New Chairman of the CPSC, Impact on Concussion Issue

Matt Howsare, of Mintz Levin, recently praised “the long awaited announcement” that Elliot Kaye has been nominated to become the next Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. “Having previously served with Elliot in former Chairman Inez Tenenbaum’s office, I am not the least bit surprised that the President chose him to lead the agency.…
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