Archive for 'Health'
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.
A new vision test administered on the sidelines of sporting events could help identity athletes who’ve suffered a concussion, according to a study released this year.
Parents of young athletes need to be warned that some sports equipment manufacturers are trying to capitalize on concussion fears with claims that their gear can prevent the head injuries, the director of the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior at the University of Nebraska said during a recent interview.