Brian Reiger http://wrvo.org en Concussion series pt 3: Spotting the signs of concussion http://wrvo.org/post/concussion-series-pt-3-spotting-signs-concussion <p>While a new law in New York State puts more stringent rules in place for how school districts must deal with concussions suffered by student athletes, club sports aren&#39;t covered by any such regulations. &nbsp;As WRVO&#39;s Ellen Abbott reports in the third part of a series, at least one central New York recreational league is trying to do something about it.</p><p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 14:44:47 +0000 Ellen Abbott 9148 at http://wrvo.org Concussion series pt 2: How concussions affect children http://wrvo.org/post/concussion-series-pt-2-how-concussions-affect-children <p>Sports related concussions are laying low hundreds of Central New York children and teens. In the second part of a three-part series, WRVO's Ellen Abbott talks with one of the doctors who treats many of them.</p> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 16:00:47 +0000 Ellen Abbott 9079 at http://wrvo.org Concussion series pt 1:More and more CNY teens affected by concussions http://wrvo.org/post/concussion-series-pt-1more-and-more-cny-teens-affected-concussions <p>The death of a central New York football player after a blow to the head is bringing discussion of head injury and concussions back to the front of peoples minds. But concussions or traumatic brain injuries aren’t limited to the football field. While a death gets all the publicity, there are central New York teens who are living with the effects of concussions every day.</p> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 13:16:56 +0000 Ellen Abbott 9013 at http://wrvo.org