NJ Lawmakers: Sports Concussions Should Be Federal Issue
from The Bergen Record
Using the Super Bowl as a backdrop, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said they are urging the nation's health chief to put the issue of sports-related brain injuries on a federal level and develop safety guidelines. The federal lawmakers announced that they wrote to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, urging her hold a conference in which medical, athletic and educational officials will develop guidelines to protect students from concussions.
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