Brain Scans Try To Take Guesswork Out Of High Schoolers’ Football Injuries
Research emerging in the past several years has revealed just how much damage those injuries can do to young people.
Can These Brain Scans Make High School Football Safer?
If an athlete takes a hit to the head during a practice or game, the athletic staff at JSerra can rescan him or her and send the "before and after" results with the athlete to the doctor's office. The decision to move forward with testing for about 100 football players at the San Juan Capistrano high school came after a pilot program earlier this year. (Replogle, 7/16)
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Spanish-Speaking Doctors Hope To Build Trust At New Downtown Sacramento Medical Center
From the front desk to the exam rooms, Spanish is spoken everywhere inside Kaiser Permanente’s new Salud en Español clinic in downtown Sacramento. The nine bilingual providers who work in the clinic hope to build trust with Spanish-speaking patients, who often struggle to access medical care because of language barriers. (Caiola, 7/16)