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Football Brain Damage Threat to Children- FHSAA Meeting Today to Discuss Problems and Solutions

Football Brain Damage Threat to Children- FHSAA Meeting Today to Discuss Problems and Solutions

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter Bay Community News Panama City, Florida allunited@bellsouth.net Published January 19, 2015, 3:00 pm CST The ¬†Sports Medicine Advisory Committee¬†(SMAC) of the Florida High School Athletics Association (FHSAA) will be meeting today in Gainesville to address the serious threat of brain damage to high school athletes who participate in high-impact […]

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U.S. Congressman Fred Upton Announces Broad Congressional Investigation of Concussions in the New Year – NFL Settles Billion Dollar Brain Damage Lawsuit – Florida FHSAA to Address Sub-Concussions and CTE Threat to Children and Youth – Bay District Schools Superintendent Bill Husfelt Refuses to Let the Concussion Issue Come Before the School Board

U.S. Congressman Fred Upton Announces Broad Congressional Investigation of Concussions in the New Year – NFL Settles Billion Dollar Brain Damage Lawsuit – Florida FHSAA to Address Sub-Concussions and CTE Threat to Children and Youth – Bay District Schools Superintendent Bill Husfelt Refuses to Let the Concussion Issue Come Before the School Board

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter Bay Community News Panama City, Florida allunited@bellsouth.net Published December 24, 2015, 11:00 pm cst As the headline of this story indicates, a lot is happening to address the issue of the threat of repeated concussive and sub-concussive damage to the still-developing brains of children, high school youth, college kids […]

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Everitt Student Arrested For Smoking Pot On School Bus

Everitt Student Arrested For Smoking Pot On School Bus

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested a student at Everitt Middle School this morning. Information was received that Michael Steward, an eighth grade student, was smoking marijuana on the bus. The bus was boarded by members of school administration when it arrived on campus. The student’s book bag was searched by administration in the presence […]

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3 Surfside Middle School Students Arrested

3 Surfside Middle School Students Arrested

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested three juveniles today from Surfside Middle School. Information was developed that a firearm had been brought on campus by Dylan Michael Roy, age 14. Contact was made with Roy and a firearm was found. Two other juveniles were also found to be involved. Timothy Mason Wright, age 13, and […]

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Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs and Sex Threaten Your Child’s Health – Football and Other Violent Contact Sports May Be Added To The List – Brain Damage Found in Young Athletes by Mayo Clinic

Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs and Sex Threaten Your Child’s Health – Football and Other Violent Contact Sports May Be Added To The List – Brain Damage Found in Young Athletes by Mayo Clinic

By Kevin Earl Wood Bay Community News Panama City, Florida allunited@bellsouth.net December 9, 2015, Updated December 10, 2015 The new buzzword for parents this Christmas Season is CTE -Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. The must see movie of the season is “Concussion“, starring Will Smith, that will address the truth of CTE and the threat it poses […]

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