NFL Retirees Are Being Urged To Sign Up For SettlementAbout 22,000 retirees are encouraged to get baseline neurological testing. The league expects more than 6,000 of them to eventually be diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
NFL Sees Drop In Player Concussions During 2016 SeasonAccording to data released by the NFL earlier this week, concussions in the NFL dropped by 11.3 percent in 2016.
Harvard Study On NFL Player Safety Calls For Outside DoctorsA new Harvard University study says the NFL should stop using doctors paid by the team to determine whether players are able to come back from an injury.
Surge in ER Visits For Injuries, Concussions From SoccerSoccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms.
Playing With Sports Concussion Doubles Recovery Time: StudyContinuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes, a study found.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are On The RisePlayground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
Keidel: NFL's Concussion ConfusionDid the NFL omit 100+ concussions from the study it relied upon to show no direct link between football and brain damage?
New Rules Ban Heading For Youth Soccer PlayersIt affects tens of thousands of kids every year--young soccer players sidelined with dangerous concussions. Now U.S. Soccer is stepping up, enacting stringent new regulations that will change how kids play the game.
Dr Kevin Crutchfield On The Effects Of Brain Injuries In FootballDr. Kevin Crutchfield of LifeBridge Health joined Ed and Ken to talk about concussion issues in football after the retirement of Chris Borland.
Study Could Determine Link Between Pro Football & Brain InjuriesA new study could help determine if there is a direct link between long-term brain injuries and NFL players.
3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To ConcussionsTo 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.
Program Coaching Youth Coaches To Help Players Avoid InjuriesCoaching the coaches. One national youth football program is going back to the basics when it comes to young players avoiding concussions.