CDC hosts live chat on concussions in sports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “Heads Up” initiative will host a live chat on concussions in sports today at 3:00 PM ET.

Experts participating in the chat include Dr. Richard Hunt, director of CDC Division of Injury Response, and Dr. Stan Herring, the team physician for the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Mariners. Dr. Herring is also a member of the NFL’s Head, Neck and Spine Medical Committee and chairs the committee’s subcommittee on advocacy and education. The doctors will focus on how to prevent, recognize and respond to concussions.

In addition, former NFL wide receiver Sean Morey and former professional wrestler and college football player Chris Nowinski will discuss their personal experiences with concussions.

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