Sacred Heart-Griffin http://wuis.org en Kids And Concussions: Advocate Pushes For Limits On Hits In High School Sports http://wuis.org/post/kids-and-concussions-advocate-pushes-limits-hits-high-school-sports <p>Coaches in Illinois are required by state law to remove from a game or practice any athlete suspected of suffering a concussion.</p><p>But responding quickly <em>after</em> a hard hit isn&#39;t enough for a former football player from the Chicago area who now advocates nationwide to<em> prevent</em> injury to still-developing brains.</p><p>In the latest report from the WUIS Health Desk, Peter Gray reports on a push for Illinois to follow the NFL and other states in limiting days of full contact football practice.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 01:59:14 +0000 Peter Gray 10412 at http://wuis.org Kids And Concussions: Advocate Pushes For Limits On Hits In High School Sports Students Overcome By Heat During Outdoor Mass http://wuis.org/post/students-overcome-heat-during-outdoor-mass <p>More than a dozen students have been taken to local hospitals after being overcome by the heat during an outdoor Mass. &nbsp;<br>The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports (http://bit.ly/17Rdcrc ) students were gathered Monday morning for an All-City Catholic Schools Mass in an outdoor football stadium at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School. Temperatures were near 90 degrees. &nbsp; Mon, 09 Sep 2013 20:16:13 +0000 Sean Crawford 8598 at http://wuis.org Students Overcome By Heat During Outdoor Mass