A symposium today at Villanova University is discussing head injuries and brain trauma, and how they’re reshaping the world of sports.
Chris Pronger said he’s focused on getting healthy, not returning to the ice or retiring.
CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalitis, is a term that meant very little to the vast majority of physicians before the last year or so but CTE is now a hot button issue in sports where head trauma is a significant risk.
The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming his suicide was the result of football related brain injury.
Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy have been ruled out for the Eagles vs. Bengals game.
NFL players and other professional athletes get most of the attention for concussions, but a new report from the Journal of Neuroscience says younger athletes are even more at risk.
Michael Vick did not pass his concussion test, Nick Foles to start against Cowboys.
Michael Vick suffered a “pretty significant’ concussion and told the quarterback to stay home Monday and rest.
Coinciding with the start of the NFL season, a new study sheds some light on how dangerous the sport can be for the men who play it for a living.
The NFL has pledged $30 million for medical research to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.
Abington Memorial Hospital is teaming up with the Abington School District to educate coaches, trainers, health professionals, and other staff about a new Pennsylvania law designed to protect student athletes.
Philadelphia cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha was evaluated for a concussion after colliding with teammate Nate Allen during a training-camp session Monday.
Fred Barnett played for the Philadelphia Eagles until 1995, and retired from the NFL in 1997, but 15 years later, he’s still feeling the effects of playing professional football.
James Van Riemsdyk could miss up to two months of action with a broken foot.
Philadelphia Flyers captain Chris Pronger will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs because of severe post-concussion syndrome.