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Studies disagree on helmet safety

Here’s a novel idea, given that American parents send almost 4 million of their children out to play tackle football every year, despite mounting concerns about youth concussions: Maybe the helmets their kids wear should be tested and ranked on how well they prevent concussion. A study to be presented at a meeting of the…

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WWP to expand Independent Living program

Helping wounded vets move from ‘surviving’ to ‘thriving’ WASHINGTON — Back when Michael Baker was a nuclear submarine technician in the Navy, he was a triathlete who spent as much time as he could exploring the Hawaiian outdoors near his naval base. But since a motorcycle accident eight years ago left him with extensive brain…

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