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Do You Really Need that CT Scan?

In the ER, the doctor insists on it. Maybe you should push back. When you find yourself unexpectedly in a hospital’s ER, you might not be in a position to question the medical necessity of a CT scan. But if there is time for … Continue reading

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LCU volleyball player stricken during match, taken into surgery

Lubbock Christian University volleyball player Malori Maddox was in surgery Tuesday night at a Wichita Falls hospital after being stricken during the Lady Chaparrals’ match at Midwestern State. Several social media posts said Maddox was diagnosed with a brain bleed. … Continue reading

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Kansas high school football player dies after collapsing during game

High school football player Luke Schemm has died, one day after he collapsed during a game in Sharon Springs, Kan. CBS News reports Schemm, a senior linebacker at Wallace County High School, was pulled off life support Wednesday afternoon, according to Swedish Medical … Continue reading

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California high school football players suffers head injury while making tackle

Yet another high school football player was seriously injured during a game this weekend. Josh Nava of Riverside Poly High School in California suffered a head injury Friday night while making a tackle during a game against Moreno Valley Rancho … Continue reading

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Tennessee football player in critical condition after head injury

UPDATED: A hospital spokeswoman said Monday that Baylor Bramble remains in critical condition. The family has not issued a statement on the incident. MURFREESBORO, Tenn.— A Siegel High School football player is in critical condition and in the trauma unit at Vanderbilt University … Continue reading

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High school football player Andre Smith dies in Illinois

COOK COUNTY, Illinois — A high school football player in Illinois has died after suffering injuries during a game. Andre Smith, 17, died of “blunt force head injuries due to a football accident,” according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. … Continue reading

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Dad: Teen’s death caused by brain hemorrhage

BOSTON —The father of a 16-year-old Massachusetts high school student who died unexpectedly after collapsing at field hockey practice says his daughter succumbed to a brain hemorrhage. Matthew Dunne tells The Boston Globe his daughter, Casey, a junior at Noble … Continue reading

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Seattle High School Football Player Was Brought to Hospital With Head Injury Before He Died

A high school football player who was hurt in a game had surgery for a head injury days before he died at a Seattle hospital. Kenny Bui, 17, died Monday, three days after arriving at Seattle’s harbor view Medical Center, … Continue reading

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High School Football Players Go To Hospital With ‘Mysterious’ Brain Injuries: The Long-Term Effects Of TBI On Teens

Two California high school boys were hospitalized Monday after a routine football game, both with brain injuries. The students, who were on the Union Mine High School junior varsity team, began acting weird and fatigued after the game — then … Continue reading

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Three weeks, three communities, three high school football player deaths

On the same day that the high school football community in New Jersey was mourning the death of Warren Hills Regional quarterback Evan Murray, Bartlesville (Okla.) was celebrating the life of Ben Hamm. The funeral for Hamm, 16, was held … Continue reading

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