Episode 93: Can new football helmet designs decrease the risk of concussions?

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In the Zone
Can new football helmet designs decrease the risk of concussions? (starts at 3:30)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Rob Gronkowski – New England Patriots tight end (starts at 20:43)
Dustin Pedroia – Boston Red Sox second baseman (starts at 24:19)
Clay Buchholz – Boston Red Sox pitcher (starts at 27:48)
Bryce Harper – Washington Nationals outfielder (starts at 31:40)
Home plate collisions in baseball (starts at 35:27)

Ask Dr. Geier
When is it safe for kids to lift heavy weights? (starts at 38:05)
Will the pain in the front of my knee after undergoing patellar tendon repair eventually go away? (starts at 41:09)
Should I undergo Tommy John surgery if my elbow hurts with playing catch with my kids? (starts at 42:57)
When can my son return to pitching after suffering an olecranon stress fracture? (starts at 45:44)
Should my daughter quit soccer forever after suffering her second concussion? (starts at 47:17)

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 51:20)

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