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OC high school using brain scans to test for concussions in student-athletes

Updated: Feb 12


Posted: 8:00 AM, Feb 6, 2018 By: ABC 7

Author: John Gregory

-- As researchers learn more about the dangers of concussions, one Southern California high school is taking extra steps to care for its football players.

JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano will begin using a new brain scanning technology to test for concussions.

Measuring the speed, voltage and reaction time of the brain, the baseline scan may be able to help JSerra protect student-athletes from future head injuries.

It's the first time any high school in Southern California has conducted these types of brain scans.

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