Congressman Frank Pallone and several members of the House sent letters to collegiate and youth sports leaders asking them to outline how they plan to prevent and mitigate the risks of brain injuries in their athletes.
Maria Pepe made the cut for Hoboken’s Little League team in 1972 when she was 11. But just three games in she was told to hand in her uniform and hang up her hat because it was against Little League rules for girls to play. She won a legal battle that allowed girls to be included.
The Medical Advisory Committee of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has released recommendations to battle drug addiction by avoiding narcotic painkillers, including the use of cryotherapy which uses extremely low temperatures.
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