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concussions

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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 Feb. 18, 2013

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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 Aug. 30, 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 Mar. 18, 2013

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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 Jan. 15, 2014

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Notre Dame football tests smart mouthguards

Notre Dame's Fighting Irish will test the new X2IMPACT intelligent mouthguard this season. The device records impact data for concussion research while also protecting players during games.

By Jul. 31, 2011

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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 Feb. 2, 2013

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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 Jul. 3, 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 Jan. 23, 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 Dec. 14, 2012

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Crash test dummies go from four wheels to two

Why should car dummies have all the fun? Canadian engineering students build what they say is the first crash test dummy for bikes.

By Apr. 10, 2012