Concussions

The human brain.

Research Shows ‘Concussion Pill’ Could Aid In Treatment Of Brain Injuries

Scientists are excited about the discovery of a professor’s plan to prevent brain damage following concussions through medication.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2014

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LA Students Undergo ‘Baseline’ Tests To Measure Concussion Effects

As concerns grow over brain injuries in teenagers and their relation to team sports, a landmark program aims to increase sport safety.

07/22/2014

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

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NATA Releases New Youth Concussion Guidelines For Sports

On Monday, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association released new guidelines on the management of sports concussions.

03/10/2014

Gary Leeman skates in the 2013 Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Classic game with sparklers attached to his skates at the Mattamy Athletic Center on November 10, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

10 Former Players Sue NHL, Saying League Didn’t Do Enough On Concussions

Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star defenseman Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions.

11/25/2013

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Football Camp Tackles Concussion Risks By Teaching Safer Technique

As football season approaches, one camp is teaching young players safer tackling techniques to guard against dangerous head injuries.

CBS Los Angeles–09/02/2013

Commissioner Roger Goodell Press Conference

NFL To Settle Concussion Suits For $765M

The NFL agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players who developed dementia or other concussion-related health problems they say were caused by the very on-field violence that fueled the game’s rise to popularity and profit.

08/29/2013

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Tips For Recognizing Concussions In Young Athletes

With fall season sports in full swing, injuries on the field is a big concern for parents and coaches alike.

09/29/2012

San Diego Chargers v Miami Dolphins

Chargers Release Statement On Kris Dielman’s Retirement

San Diego Chargers guard Kris Dielman will announce his retirement from his nine-year career in the NFL Thursday

02/29/2012

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