Brain Damage

Baltimore Woman Awarded $1.4M In Lead Paint SettlementA Baltimore City woman who suffered permanent brain damage after being exposed to lead paint as a child is awarded a major settlement.
A Pill To Treat Concussions Is On The WayWhile searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.
New Trend Sees Athletes Leaving Sports To Avoid Long-Term DamageConcussion crisis. On playing fields across America, young lives are being derailed by hard hits. From the peewees to the pros, concussions are reaching epidemic proportions with a culture that still wants athletes to shake it off and get back in the game.
Scott Garceau: Hard To Ignore, NFL TroubleThe NFL is accused of negligence and failing to inform players of the link between repeated traumatic head impacts and long-term brain injuries, including early onset of Alzheimer’s, dementia and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Soccer Players Who 'Head' The Ball May Be At Risk For Brain InjuryTurns out getting your head in the game may not be such a good thing.