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Injured Hilary Hahn Cancels Additional Concerts

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Hilary Hahn, usually a mainstay of opening-night orchestra galas, has cancelled performances through September. "I am extremely sad that I am unable to give concerts," she said.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Back to School Football

Monday, August 26, 2013

The recent death of a high school football player draws renewed attention to the inherent danger of the sport. William C. RhodenNew York Times sportswriter, columnist and author, talks about risks and how schools and colleges are responding.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Protecting Kids from Concussions

Monday, December 24, 2012

Dr. Robert Cantu, chief of neurosurgery and director of the Service of Sports Medicine at Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA and the co-author of Concussions and Our Kids: America's Leading Expert on How to Protect Young Athletes and Keep Sports Safe ,discusses efforts being made to protect children from sports-related head injuries. 

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WNYC News

Manhattan Lab Rats Help in Hunt for NFL Safeguards

Friday, February 04, 2011

The Super Bowl on Sunday marked the official end to the NFL season, a time that brought increased focus on violence, injuries and the need for greater safeguards in the game. That focus has been felt, in a small way, by several rats in one Manhattan research lab.

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