concussions

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Kerrigan On Concussion Retirements: ‘It Makes Everybody Think’

Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan weighs in on young NFL players retiring early with concerns over the lingering effects of head injuries.

03/18/2015

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Poll: Most Americans Would Not Discourage Kids from Playing Football

Ahead of the Super Bowl on Sunday, concussions are again in the spotlight.

01/30/2015

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Johns Hopkins Study Sheds Light on Brain Damage of Former NFL Players

A new study on the cognitive function of former NFL players, done by Johns Hopkins scientists and published in the February issue of the journal Neurobiology of Disease, sheds new light on concussion-related brain damage.

01/29/2015

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Judge to Weigh Fairness of NFL Concussion Deal

The NFL’s potential $1 billion plan to compensate retired players for brain trauma could soon close the chapter on a troubled era of league concussion management.

11/19/2014

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NCAA Settles Head-Injury Suit, Will Change Rules

The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.

07/29/2014

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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Lawyers: Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

07/07/2014

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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

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit with former soccer player Victoria Bellucci, left, of Huntingtown, Md., in the East Room of the White House on May 29, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I’m Sure’ I Suffered A Concussion Playing Football

President Barack Obama believes he suffered a concussion while playing football when he was young.

05/29/2014

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New Youth Concussion Guidelines Released

According to new guidelines, athletes with concussions should not return to play the same day.

03/11/2014

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