Halloween Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

Stay Safe on this Spooky Night Although horror stories about poisoned or razor-filled treats given to children on Halloween are largely the stuff of urban legend, the holiday does present some scary hazards.   Scary Statistics Halloween is one of the top holidays for pedestrian accident injuries and fatalities, according to a report from the […]

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Common Questions about Spinal Cord Injuries

Common Questions about Spinal Cord Injuries

In most cases, the average American family can’t cover the costs associated with a spinal cord injury. According to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, severe spinal cord injuries cost more than $1 million the first year and incur high annual costs each year after. If you or someone you care about suffered a spinal […]

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Football Brain Injuries and Fan Perception

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In a recent post, we discussed football-related brain injuries in Nebraska as well as details regarding second-impact syndrome (SIS) and contact sports like football. In particular, we focused on the risks of brain injuries in youth sports and emphasized the importance of parents, coaches, schools, and sports organizers working together to improve training and awareness, […]

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The Other Blind Side: Football Brain Injuries in Nebraska

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For the last several years, more than 100 million people have tuned in to watch the Super Bowl, one of the most popular (and profitable) sporting events in the world. In a recent Sports Illustrated poll, 26.7 percent of respondents (random fans from 30 states across the U.S.) said football was more important than religion; […]

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