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Pensacola News Journal

 •  July 20

When it comes to sports injuries — especially concussions — it’s tough to find a safer region than within Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties. Most credit is due to the Andrews Institut, which is in its third year of offering a continuum for concussion care to 19 public high schools within the area and 10 Okaloosa middle schools...

Pensacola News Journal

 •  April 28

While today's players are bigger, the collisions are faster, experts in football's medical field believe continued advancements have made the game a lot safer than yesteryear. "Absolutely I think it is safer," said physician Robert Anderson, the NFL Carolina Panthers team doctor, who helped lead Friday's morning program at the 12th annual Andrews...

Pensacola News Journal

 •  April 18

Alex Shoemaker/ashoemaker@pnj.com More than a decade ago, long after physician James Andrews had become world renown as a sports orthopedic surgeon and advocate for injury prevention, a group of colleagues made a recruiting pitch. They were led by Pensacola's famed pro golfer Jerry Pate, who had known Andrews since the 1970s when Pate was a...

Pensacola News Journal

 •  July 15, 2016

(Photo: Sean Sullivan / Andrews Institute) Few words in sports raise a red flag as high as the word "concussion.". Whether on the sidelines, on television or even in major motion pictures, concussions are one of the most comprehensive topics in sports of all levels. And with the Andrews Institute providing sports-medicine assistance for schools in...