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As concussion awareness grows, some sports leagues are finding ways to improve safety for athletes. Yet a lingering problem remains: The culture behind sports often pressures athletes to ignore injuries and to “tough out” what can be a life-threatening blow.
In the future, 3D printing could allow doctors to print replacement parts for knees, make cells to help heal wounds, or create blood vessels or even organs.
A large percentage of Maryland’s air pollution could be reduced after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the EPA has the authority to regulate emissions that cross state borders.
What seemed like a run-of-the-mill knock to the head during a Baltimore teen's junior varsity basketball game was a concussion that would drastically alter her freshman year and cause reverberations four years later.
A Reservoir High School athlete's concussion diagnosis marks the beginning of a months-long struggle to return to the sports and activities he loves.
Scientists at the University of Virginia are exploring using audio-video connections to allow doctors to assess sports-related concussions in rural areas.
Athletic trainer Michelle Priddy covers practices and games at both Queen Anne's County high schools. The job, she says, can be stressful but rewarding.