Mariners doctor part of concussion discussion

Dr. Stan Herring, one of the Mariners and Seahawks team physicians, is taking part in a live Twitter chat Thursday focusing on the problem of concussions in sports.

The chat is being put on by the Centers for Disease Control and will also include former NFL special teams standout Sean Morey, who retired just prior to last season after signing briefly with the Seahawks, as well as former pro wrestler and college football player Chris Nowinski.

Dr. Richard Hunt, director of CDC Division of Injury Response, will also take part along with other CDC experts.

The discussion will take place on Twitter at from noon-1 p.m. PT and will use the #CDCHeadsUp hashtag. You can also access the chat by clicking on this CDC website.

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