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Trump Signs Bill Ensuring Sports Medical Malpractice Insurance Travels Across State Lines

President Donald Trump has signed legislation that will protect sports medicine professionals who travel with sports teams by ensuring that their license and liability insurance remains in effect even when they cross state lines. The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act …

Sports Team Doctors Want Medical Malpractice Protection When Traveling Out of State

Congress has advanced legislation to clarify that sports doctors’ medical malpractice insurance should follow them when they travel out of state with their teams. The House of Representatives this week approved the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (US HR 921), …

Florida Researchers Find 40% of Retired NFL Players Had Brain Injury

More than 40 percent of retired National Football League (NFL) players in a recent study had signs of traumatic brain injury, according to medical researchers from Florida. The findings were based on sensitive MRI scans — called diffusion tensor imaging …