Concussion Awareness Program: Quick diagnosis on sidelines

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- Mobile County high school football players are safer thanks to a new initiative by USA Health that is helping identify concussions. Partnering with United States...
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Concussions, Football, High School

Concussion Awareness Ahead of Football Season

DAPHNE, ALA. (WPMI) - High school football season is just weeks away, that means a concussion is a real possibility for some athletes. Now there's one more tool for...
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Concussions, Football, Youth Athletes

Boys and Girls Club adds reading program

By Hannah Butler The Boys and Girls Club of the Arkansas River Valley (BGCARV) introduced the King-Devick Reading Acceleration Program (KD-RAP) on Tuesday to its Russellville branch in order...
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Reading Solutions

The 2-Minute Concussion Test Anyone Can Do

By Carrie Madormo It's the test you've never heard of, but it can help parents and coaches recognize a concussion fast. While watching my 7-year-old’s last soccer game, my...
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Concussions

Study connects eye movement to Alzheimer’s disease

Denise A. Valenti Wednesday, September 28, 2016 The manner in which the eyes scan during a reading-related task may be an indicator of Alzheimer’s disease. This was demonstrated in...
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Neurological Function, Research

Why I Like The King-Devick Concussion Tool

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The King Devick test is an easy, fast, and reliable...
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Concussions, Football, High School, Hockey, Youth Athletes