Student Athletes Concussions

September 27, 2011 - 5:30 PM
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, right, stand next to U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, left, and football players from Nutley High School to announce that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be developing national guidelines for managing sports-related concussions for student athletes, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, in Nutley, N.J. According to the politicians, the CDC has agreed to adopt a key element of stalled legislation they sponsored which would have made such protocols mandatory. The lawmakers say the CDC protocols will be ready by 2014. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)