Concussions: A New Way of Thinking
October 10, 2013
Football is a rite of passage for many Western Pennsylvania high school students. But along with the opportunities, camaraderie and other benefits of the sport comes the risk of injury. Concussion rates have doubled in the past decade. Is it because of more traumas on the field, or better diagnoses? This documentary shows how local sports programs and the Pittsburgh medical community are working to keep football players and other young athletes safe and healthy.
Coming Up Next
Monday, December 22, 2014
conversation@wqed: Lisa Scales & Ken Regal
Host Michael Bartley is joined by Lisa Scales, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Ken Regal, Executive Director of Just Harvest to discuss the issue of food insecurity in our region and what their organizations, with the help of the community, are doing to help fight hunger.