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October 5, 2011

Groundhog Day: Tom (Udall), Dick (Blumenthal), and Hank (Waxman) Still Missing in Action on Concussions

See below. And so on and so forth. Further reading: “Federal Centers For Disease Control Goes Into the Concussion Protocol Business,” September 28, https://concussioninc.net/?p=4735. ***** Still […]
October 5, 2011

Program Note

The comments board is clogged with spam and pretty much impossible to moderate. You can still reach me directly at info@muchnick or by using the contact […]
October 5, 2011

Congress of Neurological Surgeons’ ‘Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy’

As I’ve been reporting, attendees of the annual meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) gave National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell a standing ovation […]
October 5, 2011

Dear NFL Doc Concussion Co-Chairs: Show Us Your Session at Congress of Neurological Surgeons Convention

TO: Richard G. Ellenbogen, M.D. H. Hunt Batjer, M.D. Co-chairs, National Football League Head, Neck and Spine Commitee The Congress of Neurological Surgeons publicized a “Special […]
October 5, 2011

Senator Udall Finally Raises a Peep About Concussions

I’ve been after three federal legislators, including Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico, for making a little bit of noise about football helmets earlier this year […]
October 6, 2011

Pro Football and Hockey CTE Findings Are Redundant

Sympathy and best wishes go out to the family and friends of former National Hockey League star Rick Martin, who died earlier this year of a […]
October 6, 2011

To Congress of Neurological Surgeons Officers and Executive Committee: What’s the Deal With Your Standing Ovation for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

The message below was just sent by email and fax.   TO: Christopher C. Getch (President 2010-2011) Christopher E. Wolfla (President-Elect 2010-2011) Saleem I. Abdulrauf (Vice-President […]
October 6, 2011

Feds: Kids’ Traumatic Brain Injuries Up 62% Over Last Decade

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just issued a study entitled “Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries Related to Sports and Recreation Activities Among Persons Aged […]
October 6, 2011

‘9 Concussions This Year … 1 Medically Induced Coma … Junior Varsity Game Canceled Because There Aren’t Enough Healthy Players’

“Nine Priest River Football Players Have Suffered Concussions This Season” Ian Cull KXLY4, Spokane, Washington http://www.kxly.com/news/29401298/detail.html?taf=spo