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concussions

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Concussion bot to debut at Northern Arizona football game

Mayo Clinic researchers are gearing up to test their new teleconcussion robot on the sidelines of tonight's Northern Arizona University football game.

By August 30, 2013

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New tablet app could diagnose concussions on the sidelines

Harvard's Wyss Institute unveils an application that involves a stylus and simple tracing exercise to rapidly assess neuromuscular performance in a doc's office or at the scene of an injury.

By February 18, 2013

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Football-helmet sensor warns of concussion risk via phone app

The Shockbox sensor lets you or your coach know when you've been tackled or body-checked too hard, by sending a color-coded alert to a mobile device.

By February 2, 2013

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Smart motorcyle helmet cushions you from concussion

A new helmet from 6D Helmets aims to eliminate some of the most common brain injuries suffered by riders.

By December 14, 2012

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Brain surgeon: There's no point wearing bicycle helmets

A British brain surgeon says cycle helmets are too flimsy and can actually create more danger by creating the illusion of greater safety.

By June 1, 2014

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Scientists use radar to detect concussion

By asking an individual to walk a short distance in front of a radar system while saying the months of the year backwards, researchers might be able to diagnose brain injuries.

By April 25, 2011

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Duracell's brilliantly moving ad with deaf NFL running back

The Seattle Seahawks' Derrick Coleman is deaf. In a stunning ad for Duracell, he describes his fight.

By January 15, 2014

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Dad of Facebook 'massacre' joker: He's been beaten in jail

Justin Carter has been held for months in a Texas jail after joking about massacring children. His bail is $500,000. He can't get out, and his parents say he's been tormented inside.

By July 3, 2013

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Fujitsu tech scans your face to take your pulse

Japan's Fujitsu announces a system that measures pulses in as little as 5 seconds using built-in cameras in PCs, smartphones, or tablets. Does that get your pulse racing?

By March 18, 2013

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Brain scan may spot disease in athletes while they're still alive

Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.

By January 23, 2013