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Wellness Wednesday: Football concussion protocol

Tua Tagovailoa
Wilfredo Lee
Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) runs in an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, weeks after he sustained a concussion.

Last month, Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained a head injury which once again brought concussion risk in football to the forefront. This week on Wellness Wednesday, we’re taking a look at concussion protocol in high school football locally as well as changes in the NFL.

Later in the hour, we’ll discuss the black sperm donor shortage and addiction treatment for pregnant women.


  • Dr. Ben Bring, sports and family physician, OhioHealth
  • Amber Ferguson, Senior video editor, Washington Post
  • Alex Meyer, Chief Operating Officer, CompDrug

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