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Concussion (INACTIVE)

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  • Demaryius Thomas looking forward to matchup with Richard Sherman

    Demaryius Thomas looking forward to matchup with Richard Sherman
    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The Denver Broncos' Super Bowl media sessions have been conducted aboard the Cornucopia Majesty, a moored yacht that Monday featured Coach John Fox holding court on the first deck and players fielding questions two decks above....
  • Concussion lawsuit blames Kansas City Chiefs for player's rampage

    Concussion lawsuit blames Kansas City Chiefs for player's rampage
    A Kansas City Chiefs linebacker was suffering from concussion-related brain damage when he went on a rampage and killed his girlfriend and then himself in 2012, a new lawsuit claims, and the player's mother wants to hold the team responsible. Jovan...
  • Packers' Bakhtiari, Saints' Lewis violated concussion rules

    Packers' Bakhtiari, Saints' Lewis violated concussion rules
    Two NFL players violated league protocol on dealing with concussions in last weekend's wild-card playoff games, according to a document obtained by the Associated Press. The document was a letter sent by the chairmen of the NFL's head, neck and spine...
  • Judge denies approval of a $765-million NFL concussion settlement

    Judge denies approval of a $765-million NFL concussion settlement
    PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765-million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players. U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody asked for more financial information...
  • Survivors of traumatic brain injuries more likely to die young

    Survivors of traumatic brain injuries more likely to die young
    People who suffer traumatic brain injuries face an elevated risk of death from suicide or accidents for years to come, according to a new study based on four decades of data on hundreds of thousand of patients in Sweden. Those who survived the immediate...
  • The NFL concussion settlement is still breathing, and that's too bad

    The NFL concussion settlement is still breathing, and that's too bad
    U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody has tossed the $765-million NFL concussion settlement out of her courtroom -- temporarily -- and that's a shame. It's a shame because she has given the parties clues to what they need to do to make the deal acceptable,...
  • High chair injuries up 22% in 7 years; how to keep your baby safe

    High chair injuries up 22% in 7 years; how to keep your baby safe
    If high chair safety is not high on your list of concerns, it's about to be.  For the first time in 10 years, researchers have looked into trends in injuries related to high chair use, and it does not look good. According to a new study published this...
  • Houston Texans fire Gary Kubiak, name Wade Phillips interim coach

    Houston Texans fire Gary Kubiak, name Wade Phillips interim coach
    Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs. That wasn't enough to save his job, not with the Texans mired in an 11-game skid that has dropped them back to the bottom of the league....
  • Study finds career-threatening blows to head or neck common in NFL

    Study finds career-threatening blows to head or neck common in NFL
    Almost once a game, an NFL player absorbs an illegal blow to the head or neck that could put his career — or worse — at risk. The NFL has been trying to prevent such blows over the last four years, targeting improper technique and making a...
  • Marines who suffered brain injuries doubled risk of PTSD, study finds

    Marines who suffered brain injuries doubled risk of PTSD, study finds
    Up to a fifth of U.S. service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have come home with a blast-related concussion or post-traumatic stress disorder — or both. A study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry helps detail the...
  • Teen athletes with concussions shouldn't do homework, study says

    Teen athletes with concussions shouldn't do homework, study says
    Teen athletes with concussions should skip their homework. It's true, researchers say. Parents should have their concussed kids lay off high-level mental activity including homework and reading. But no video games or texting either! Restricting such...