New Jersey Governor Signs Brain Injury Awareness Legislation


There is no such thing as a “mild” concussion, according to recent scientific research. Every brain injury is a traumatic brain injury and requires careful medical follow up.

Recent studies have shown that young athletes are increasingly suffering from concussions at an alarming rate. This marked increase in student athlete brain injuries prompted the United States Congress to consider the passage of the “Concussion Treatment and Care Tools Act.” This is an important piece of legislation. First, it will educate the public about concussions and would dispel the myth that they are “mild injuries.” Second, it will protect school-age children by establishing preventative guidelines, educational policies and standardized treatment procedures.

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