New PSA Warns Parents About Youth Football Concussions, Compares It To SmokingThe new PSA, which premiered Thursday morning on YouTube, kicks off the "Tackle Can Wait" campaign. The goal is for parents to keep kids out of tackle football until they're 14 to lessen their risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
Protect Your Sporty Child From ConcussionsEvery year, doctors diagnose more than a million concussion cases in the United States. Those most likely to suffer such a brain injury include adolescents ages 15 to 19. Many of those injuries result from sports activities.
Md. Company Treating Concussion Patients Using Brain 'Physical Therapy'A Columbia, Maryland, company is working to help those affected by concussions and more.
Study: Playing Football At A Young Age Could Double Mental Health IssuesA new study focused on kids on the field claims it could double chances of mental health issues.
New Helmet Technology Isn't A Cure-All For Football's Concussion IssuesAs exciting as some of the new technology is, it isn't a full solution to the problem facing the sport.
Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady Had A Concussion Last YearTom Brady played through a concussion last year on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title, according to his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen. The injury, which was not reported by the team, left her worried about how long he should continue to play football.
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.