Spit Test May Diagnose, Predict Duration Of Concussion In KidsA saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics.
Al Horford Upgraded To Questionable Friday Night Vs. HornetsAfter initially being ruled out for Friday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets due to a concussion, Celtics big man Al Horford has been upgraded to questionable.
Al Horford Placed In NBA's Concussion Protocol, Will Miss Wednesday Vs. LakersA concussion will keep Al Horford out of Boston's game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
Hurley: Kiko Alonso's Hit On Joe Flacco Is Part Of Football, Whether You Admit It Or NotSome bad news for football fans who are upset with the hit: What Alonso did was perfectly in line with everything that makes your favorite sport function the way it does.
Heads Up: Know The Signs Of ConcussionWhat physical injury sends more people to the doctor in Massachusetts than anywhere else in the country? New data from insurance claims and elsewhere suggests a surprising answer -- concussion.
HealthWatch: Physical Activity Could Help Concussion RecoveryA new study says physical activity could help concussion recovery.
Celtics' Al Horford Out Next Two Games With ConcussionCeltics center/forward Al Horford was hit in the head at practice on Monday and has been placed in the NBA's concussion protocol program.
Soccer Star Brandi Chastain Pledges Brain For BU Concussion StudyBrandi Chastain, whose penalty kick gave the United States the 1999 Women's World Cup title, has pledged her brain for concussion research.
Local Company Uses Fiber To Prevent Sports InjuriesA South Shore company jumps to the head of the class in a government funded study on head health.
Blood Test Could Make Identifying Concussion A Lot EasierA local company has developed a blood test that could make identifying a concussion a lot easier.
In 'Concussion,' The Sport Of Football -- More Than The NFL -- May Have A ProblemIf seen by millions of Americans, the film "Concussion" will no doubt make a major impact on the sport of football as we know it.
Toucher & Rich: Impact Of 'Concussion' Movie Can't Be Overstated"You can't easily dismiss it, because it affects your kids. So this is something that is far-reaching. ... It doesn't just affect the guys playing at the NFL level; it affects your kids in high school, it affects kids in middle school, it affects youth programs that may no longer exist. It affects a lot."

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