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HHS studying head injuries with use of ImPACT study


In sports, especially contact sports, athletes constantly face the risk of injury. Head injury is a special concern, as trauma caused to the brain through a concussion can sometimes have lasting effects. This year, Hastings High School began using a testing program to help assess the severity of a concussion for its student-athletes, as well as make sure they don't get back on the field again until they're fully recovered.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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