Concussion

England's Raheem Sterling runs into Uruguay's Alvaro Pereira with his knee during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. Pereira was knocked out by the blow.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

World Cup focuses minds on concussion management

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Felled by an opponent’s knee to the head as they both chased the ball, a player is seemingly out cold on a World Cup pitch. The clock is ticking. Millions […]

06/23/2014

(AP Photo)

NFL says 2 players violated concussion protocol

BOSTON (AP) — Two players violated league concussion protocol during last weekend’s wild-card games, according to a letter sent by the NFL’s head, neck and spine committee chairmen to all team doctors and trainers. In […]

01/10/2014

New youth football helmets.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

More study urged on concussions in young athletes

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s not just a risk in football. No one knows how often the youngest athletes suffer concussions, and it’s not clear whether better headgear is going to be the answer. A new […]

10/30/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown

Student athlete concussion protocol expanded

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will require private and charter schools in California to keep student athletes off the field if there is a concern that they received a […]

10/01/2013

(AP Photo)

Docs say keep trained eye on possible concussions

NEW YORK (AP) — When athletes are suspected of having a concussion, they should be taken out of action immediately, new guidelines from a major medical group say, and not resume playing until they’ve been fully evaluated and cleared.

03/18/2013

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton hospitalized with blood clot

WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has been admitted to a New York hospital after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month.

12/30/2012

Lawsuit filed in Miss. over NFL concussions

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal lawsuit filed in Mississippi on behalf of more than 50 former NFL players claims the league conspired to hide the dangers of concussions and brain trauma associated with professional […]

09/19/2012

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