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  • Virginia Tech fires James Johnson as men's basketball coach

    Virginia Tech fires James Johnson as men's basketball coach
    Virginia Tech fired men's basketball Coach James Johnson.
  • Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions

    Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions
    Here's a novel idea, given that American parents send almost 4 million of their children out to play tackle football every year, despite mounting concerns about youth concussions: Maybe the helmets their kids wear should be tested and ranked on how well...

    Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds

    Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds
    Super Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study says that the lids worn by opposing quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, not to...

    'Death Class' puts emphasis on living fully

     'Death Class' puts emphasis on living fully
    As a reporter, Erika Hayasaki covered disasters and American tragedies, but it wasn't until she took a college course on death that she began to understand the difference between the good and the bad way to end. The class was called "Death in...

    Texting, dialing while driving raise crash risk, study confirms

    Texting, dialing while driving raise crash risk, study confirms
    A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving raises the risk of a crash or near miss, especially for younger drivers. But the research also produced a surprise: Simply talking on the phone...