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David Amerson #39 of the Washington Redskins.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Redskins Corner David Amerson ‘Ready to Play’ After Concussion

Redskins cornerback David Amerson says he will play on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans one week after sustaining a concussion in a game at Arizona.

10/17/2014

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Ex-NFL Players’ Lawyer: ‘CTE is the Industrial Disease of Football’

A lead scientist studying the brains of deceased athletes with brain trauma has criticized the proposed NFL concussion settlement, because it would not compensate retirees who exhibit mood swings, aggression, depression or other aberrant behavior.

10/08/2014

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A Pill To Treat Concussions Is On The Way

While searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.

09/24/2014

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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/28/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Ex-NFL Players: Concussion Settlement ‘Lousy Deal’

Seven retired NFL players are objecting to a proposed settlement of concussion claims, calling it a “lousy deal” for ex-players whose symptoms don’t qualify them for compensation.

07/03/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NFL Agrees to Remove $675 Million Cap on Concussion Damages

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.

06/25/2014

Distancing herself from some of the Obama administration's handling of the Arab Spring, Hillary Rodham Clinton says in her upcoming book that she pushed for Hosni Mubarak to transition power to his successor but was overruled by President Barack Obama.  (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Clinton Says She Uses Blood Thinners To Treat Blood Clot Discovered During Concussion Hospitalization

Clinton says she has no lingering effects from a concussion she suffered in late 2012.

06/04/2014

Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Report: Dan Marino Sues NFL Over Concussions

Hall of Fame member and former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino is suing the NFL over concussions, the Los Angeles Times reports

06/02/2014

Former Redskins Rock Cartwright (L) and Robert Royal (R) are among a group of seven ex-NFL players challenging the league's concussion lawsuit settlement. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images and Brian Killian/NFLPhotoLibrary)

Former Redskins Players Among Group Challenging NFL Concussion Settlement

Two former Redskins are among a group of seven ex-NFL players challenging the league’s concussion lawsuit settlement.

05/07/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks is on the field after free safety Rafael Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints was called for an unnneccesary roughness penalty in the first quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Harvin Out For NFC Championship

Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.

01/18/2014

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