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Concussion conference spotlights high school sports risks

June 11, 2011

IN THE NEWS: The Orange County Register’s coverage of the “Concussion in Youth & High School Sports” symposium at UC Irvine noted that the way the injuries are treated has greatly changed over the last 20 years.

Sponsored by the UC Irvine Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program, the conference examined myths related to concussion, including the proper use of protective equipment.

“There’s no top-rated, safe helmet that will prevent a concussion,” said Dr. Justin T. Hata.

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