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Health: Local, Teenage Hockey Player Takes Own Life, Parents Now Raising Awareness

The White House is holding a summit on concussions later this month, and a Bucks County family is hoping to raise awareness about the danger, after what they say caused a tragic ending for their family.

05/16/2014

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Study: Commonly Used Football Helmets Do Little To Protect Against Traumatic Brain Injuries

The research, which was released Monday, reveals that the helmets currently used on the field may do little to protect against hits to the side of the head, which can cause brain injuries and encephalopathy.

02/17/2014

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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Judge Nixes Preliminary Approval Of $765M NFL Case

A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.

01/14/2014

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Nick Foles Cleared To Practice

Nick Foles has been cleared, and will practice today with the Eagles.

10/29/2013

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalitis

Autopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.

10/08/2013

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NFL, Players, Reach $765 Million Settlement In Concussion Suit

US judge: NFL, players reach proposed $765M settlement of concussion-related lawsuits.

08/29/2013

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Phillies Activate Brown, Designate Nix For Assignment

Brown suffered a concussion on July 23rd while diving to catch a fly ball hit by Carlos Beltran.

08/06/2013

Concussions

Teens Report Traumatic Brain Injuries

According to a Canadian study of almost 3000 teenagers, 20% of them said they had traumatic brain injury.

07/01/2013

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Ruling Expected In July On NFL Concussions Lawsuit

A federal judge in Philadelphia plans to rule next month on whether players can sue the NFLover concussion-related injuries.

06/10/2013

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Judge To Hear Arguments In NFL Concussions Case Today In Philadelphia

The class action suit by more than 4,000 former NFL players accuses the league of hiding the dangers of concussions.

04/09/2013

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NFL, Ex-Players Prep For Battle Over Concussions

With perhaps billions of dollars at stake, a hearing Tuesday over concussion litigation filed against the NFL promises to be a contest between legal lions.

04/08/2013

Pro Football Hall of Fame Press Conference

Michael Irvin Recalls Visit With Jeff Lurie In The Hospital After Career Ending Injury

Michael Irvin says Jeff Lurie visited him in the hospital after his career ending injury.

03/19/2013

(From left: moderator Andrew Brandt, director of Center for the Study of Sports Law at Villanova Law School; Taylor Twellman, former MLS all-star; Jim Nelson, former NFL linebacker; Keith Primeau, former Flyers captain; and Brian Westbrook, former Eagles running back.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Villanova Hosts Symposium On Concussions In Sports

A symposium today at Villanova University is discussing head injuries and brain trauma, and how they’re reshaping the world of sports.

03/15/2013

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Pronger: ‘I’m Just Trying To Get Healthy’

Chris Pronger said he’s focused on getting healthy, not returning to the ice or retiring.

03/07/2013

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