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How a Small Education Campaign Helped Change the Landscape of Concussion Education and Policy

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Figure 1: CDC HEADS UP materials 2003 through present

This March, in recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month, we want to take a moment to reflect on the momentous progress that has been made related to concussion education over the last 20 years. During that time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) started as a small campaign and grew to become an integral part of concussion education. This had a substantial impact on concussion laws and policies nationwide. Read More