The Safety in Youth Sports Act, which provides new guidelines and standards for managing concussions and traumatic brain injuries in student athletes, was introduced to coaches and team across Pennsylvania in 2012. Erin Reynolds, PsyD, a clinical neuropsychologist at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, previously discussed the specifics of the… Read more »
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With more young people participating in sports, and the level of play more competitive than ever, the occurrence of concussions and other head injuries among student-athletes has also grown. That’s why in 2012, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed the Safety in Youth Sports Act. The purpose of the law is… Read more »
During the holiday season, children look forward to the special foods that come along with each party, celebration, or get-together, but parents are often plagued by a nagging sense of guilt that they are serving unhealthy foods. Although it may seem difficult to set reasonable limits on all these treats… Read more »