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Brain injury research on concussions leads to neck strengthening in young athletes

Increased public awareness of the potential consequences of concussion has raised concern about the safety of youth sports. While football, hockey and other predominantly male contact sports capture much of the media attention about concussion, females are uniquely at risk and report a higher duration and severity of concussion symptoms after an injury.  Recent studies…

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Family, friends of 9-time Ironman Triathlete hold fundraiser to support brain injury research

Charlene Barron was born in Chicago where she trained as a nurse, riding her bike to school even through snowy winters.  While she was still young, her mother developed breast cancer. Inspired by her mother’s care, Charlene subsequently took a position at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, where she met her husband, orthopedic surgeon Dr.…

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