Category Archives: nfl

May .12 .2016

Neurologist Tackles NFL Brain Injuries

There’s no denying that the NFL has a serious issue with concussions. After years of trying to sweep it under the rug, they’ve since come around to establishing procedures for dealing with concussed...
March .14 .2016

NFL Players Unaware of Concussion Risks

Will young football players dream of playing for the NFL after they learn about the deadly concussion risks? Alternatively, will parents let their children play football after they learn 87 out of 91...
February .2 .2016

App Diagnoses Concussions

Did you know up to 3.8-million cases of sports-related head trauma will occur this year in North America alone? Public anxiety is at an all-time high after an autopsy revealed that former NFL player...
September .13 .2015

Back to School Safety Tips for Motorists

Our children are walking and cycling to school, and for some it is the first time. Vancouver Police are reminding motorists to slow down and pay attention in school zones. According to The Province,...
September .5 .2015

Will Smith’s New Movie “Concussion” Horrifies NFL

This Christmas, SONY pictures will release a film titled Concussion, a drama capturing the struggles Dr. Bennett Omalu endured after discovering a pattern of CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) in...
June .16 .2015

The ‘Crosby Effect’ Raises Brain Injury Awareness

Concussions should never be ignored. Even minor head and brain trauma can create serious, lifelong com­pli­ca­tions. This is sadly il­lus­trated by hockey su­per­star Sid­ney Crosby and his battle...
May .25 .2015

28 % of NFL Players Suffer Brain Trauma

Football players who lose consciousness after concussions are more likely to suffer from memory loss later in life according to a recent study conducted by retired NFL players. “Our results do...
May .7 .2015

NFL Settlement with Retired Players Confirms Brain Injury Severity

The long-term effects of NFL player head injuries are in the news again. The NFL and former players are settling a class-action lawsuit according to USA Today. A federal judge is resolving thousands...
March .24 .2015

NFL Player Retires at 24 Due to Concussion Fears

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland is retiring early due to concussion concerns. It’s not worth the risk Borland tells ESPN. According to the National Post, Borland said, “I don’t think...
February .5 .2015

NFL Huddles with Football Moms

The NFL Super Bowl XLIX was watched by millions of people, but will the event be around forever? With the NFL concussion lawsuit in the spotlight, football youth participation has been steadily...
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