Study shows rise in concussions

September 28, 2016 1:16 AM

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OF CONCERNS. >> KETV NEWSWATCH 7 SEAN EVERSON IS HERE WITH MORE. >> DAVE AND MELISSA, WE'RE LOOKING INTO A NEW STUDY FROM BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD OF NEBRASKA, THE STUDY SHOWS MORE PEOPLE ARE AWARE, AND MORE OF THESE INJURIES ARE REPORTED AND DIAGNOSED HERE IN NEBRASKA. >> A SCARY MOMENT DURING A FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL GAME, AS A PLAYER IS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER EXPERIENCING CONCUSSION-LIKE SYMPTOMS.

FROM 2010 TO 2015, REPORTS OF NEBRASKA. THAT'S ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY FROM BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD. >> WE'VE SEEN ABOUT A 72% INCREASE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF CONCUSSION, ESPECIALLY IN THE YOUNGER AGE GROUPS, 10 TO 19-YEAR-OLD MALES. >> DEB ESSER SAYS THAT INCREASE HAS BEEN SINCE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ...

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