Michigan sports association to give concussion kits to high schools

Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of football:

  • The Associated Press reported that a pilot program for some high schools by the Michigan High School Athletic Association will offer kits for sideline concussion tests at games.
  • WCCO-TV in Minneapolis reported on how Northwestern Health Sciences University is using massage therapy, chiropractic and strength training to prevent concussions before they happen.
  • WJZ-TV in Baltimore talked with Dr. Kevin E. Crutchfield, who is the director of the Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program at LifeBridge Health, about the effects of head injuries in football.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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