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Tech Shift: Detecting concussions with a simple blood test

What if you could detect a concussion with a simple, quick and portable blood test? Well, it’s very close to becoming a reality thanks to a partnership between Abbott Diagnostics and the Department of Defense. The new technology could help military personnel and athletes of all ages. Here to talk us through how these blood tests work and more is Dr. Beth McQuiston, the medical director at Abbott Diagnostics and Adam Anicich of the Health Resources and Services Administration. He sits on the the VA’s Polytrauma and Blast-Related Injury Executive Committee.

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