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Concussion Discussion: Sideline Screening

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After his own brain injury, a South Florida student works to get sideline concussion screening for all of Miami-Dade County.

David Goldstein Op Ed -Sports-related brain injuries can be avoided – Miami Herald

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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month, and I am among the 140,000 high school athletes who suffer a sports-related concussion each year, according to the National Federation of State High School Associations. Last year, I had a head-to-head collision

Better serve, document victims of brain injuries – Orlando Sun Sentinel

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March 25, 2011|By Patrick Gorman | Guest columnist March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month, so it was welcome news recently when doctors reported the remarkable progress Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords continues to make after being shot in the head

Student campaigns for concussion awareness – WSVN

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MIAMI (WSVN) — A South Florida student athlete is getting to work to prevent and treat concussions in Miami-Dade County high schools. Sixteen-year-old David Goldstein knows how devastating a concussion can be. Goldstein is a Ransom Everglades High School sophomore

In the News — The Miami Project

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The First Miami-Dade Countywide Concussion Care Workshop presented by the KiDZ Neuroscience Center at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and UHealth Sports Medicine Center March 2, 2011 – The KiDZ Neuroscience Center at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Legislation aims to curb concussions through education – St. Petersburg Times

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TALLAHASSEE — David Goldstein was a freshman on his high school soccer team last year when he was called in to sub during district finals. It was a dream situation, one he couldn’t let go even after colliding head-to-head with

Florida legislation aims to help student athletes suffering concussions – WTSP

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Tallahassee, Florida — Every year, an estimated 140,000 high school athletes suffer concussions across the United States. Athletes say, too often, they just dismiss the injury as “getting your bell rung” and they return to play before they’re ready. The

Soccer player seeks to curb concussions

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TALLAHASSEE — David Goldstein was a freshman on his high school soccer team last year when he was called in to sub during district finals. It was a dream situation, one he couldn’t let go even after colliding head-to-head with

Medical Reports: Concussion Concern | WSVN

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            Just this week the NFL is starting to suspend players for vicious head hits. It’s a problem that starts in high school. The number of student athletes suffering head injuries is on the rise.

University of Miami program targets concussions – Miami Herald

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University of Miami program targets concussions in young athletes If your high school son or daughter gets knocked in the head on the playing field anywhere in Miami-Dade, chances are Dr. Gillian Hotz and her colleague Dr. Kester Nedd will