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Junior Seau in 2009 (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

BU Center May Be Interested In Examining Junior Seau’s Brain

The BU Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy did not confirm or deny Thursday whether they are interested in studying the brain of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau.

05/03/2012

Hundreds Of Teachers, Coaches Receive Advanced Concussion Training

Hundreds of Boston Public School teachers and coaches got certified on how to identify the symptoms of and prevent concussions among student athletes.

09/26/2011

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Teen’s 5 Concussions Helps Convince State To Further Protect Students

The Public Health Council has unanimously approved updates to the state’s current laws aimed at protecting student-athletes who suffer concussions.

06/08/2011

Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins falls to the ice after being check by Aaron Rome #29 of the Vancouver Canucks during Game Three of the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 6, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Doctor: Horton Likely Suffered ‘Concussive Convulsion’

The ‘hit’ on Bruins forward Nathan Horton from Canucks defenseman Aaron Rome has many wondering what the ‘severe concussion’ diagnosis means.

06/07/2011

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Lowell Company Makes Hi-Tech Football Helmets

Xenith has raised $10.5 million in new funding to make football helmets to help protect players from getting concussions.

03/01/2011

Aaron Ward #45 of the Boston Bruins shoots the puck before the game against the New York Islanders on December 3, 2007 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Bruins defeated the Islanders 3-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Aaron Ward On Bruins, Kaberle

Former Boston Bruin Aaron Ward spoke with Toucher & Rich about the state of the Bruins and not playing the game anymore.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/18/2011

Bruins center Marc Savard. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bruins Shut Down Savard

Marc Savard will miss the rest of the season after he was placed on long-term injured reserve on Monday with his second concussion in less than a year.

02/07/2011

Mark Recchi (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Recchi Sticks Up For Ference

Following the Marc Savard press conference Monday, Bruins Assistant captain Mark Recchi stood up for teammate Andrew Ference.

02/07/2011

Bruins center Marc Savard. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Savard Still Home, Awaits Trip To Boston For Tests

The Bruins Marc Savard was not able to return to Boston Wednesday for further testing after suffering another concussion nearly two weeks ago.

02/02/2011

Taylor Twellman of the New England Revolution before a game against the Seattle Sounders FC at Gillette Stadium on September 4, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Taylor Twellman On Savard, Concussions

Taylor Twellman, former member of the New England Revolution, talked with Toucher & Rich about having to retire from soccer due to a concussion and Marc Savard receiving another concussion.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/25/2011

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