concussions http://kbia.org en Newscast for February 21, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-21-2012-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</span></p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 22:40:20 +0000 Chris McDaniel 9222 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 21, 2012 High school athletes at risk for concussions http://kbia.org/post/high-school-athletes-risk-concussions <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Eight hundred and seventy one high school students suffered concussions during last fall, according to a new survey conducted by the Missouri State High School Activities Association. Unsurprisingly, 75 percent of those concussions happened to football players. &nbsp;State lawmakers made this survey mandatory last year, so there isn&rsquo;t any previous data with which to compare it.</p><p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 20:59:07 +0000 9207 at http://kbia.org