Children Experience Concussion Symptoms Longer Than Adults, Research FindsNew findings on children and concussions show they experience symptoms longer than adults and too much rest may not be the best remedy.
Experimental Rule Change In Ivy League Football Kickoffs Results In Fewer ConcussionsAn experimental rule change in the Ivy League has resulted in fewer concussions.
Study: Girls Take Longer To Recover From Concussions Than BoysResearchers found that girls suffered with symptoms for 28 days on average, while boys suffered for 11.
'Weigh The Risks': Concussion Specialist Offers Advice To Parents Of Young AthletesFor pediatric urgent care specialists such as Holy Redeemer’s Dr. Avi Gurwitz this is the busiest time of year in terms of concussions.
Study Links Concussions To Irregular Menstrual CyclesThere's an increased risk that girls will have irregular periods after they experience a concussion, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics.
New Helmet Technology Isn't A Cure-All For Football's Concussion IssuesAs exciting as some of the new technology is, it isn't a full solution to the problem facing the sport.
Ex-NFL Player Dealing With Memory Loss Due To ConcussionsBen Utecht, author of Counting The Days While My Mind Slips Away, discusses dealing with memory loss caused by concussions while playing in the NFL.
Study: Number Of Childhood Concussions Are Under-CountedThe number of children that are suffering concussions, each year, is going under-counted.
Keidel: NFL's Concussion ConfusionDid the NFL omit 100+ concussions from the study it relied upon to show no direct link between football and brain damage?
Former Players Appeal $1 Billion NFL Concussion Settlement Before Panel Of Judges In PhiladelphiaCritics insist that any settlement include future payments for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the brain decay found in dozens of former players after their deaths.
Study Finds Easy Test For Concussions Can Help Non-medical Volunteers Keep Athletes SafeResearchers found that a simple vision test could quickly diagnose concussion-related problems.
Hall Of Fame QB Roger Staubach Discusses DeMarco Murray, NFL’s Handling Of Concussions And Gov. ChristieStaubach thinks Murray will do very well playing with the Eagles next season.
Health: Former Wrestlers Speak With Students At Local School About The Dangers Of Head InjuriesConcussions among student athletes have increased 60 percent in the last decade according to federal health officials.
Health: Wrestling With Danger?You've probably heard about the NFL concussion controversy. Now, pro wrestling is dealing with this issue, too. Two wrestlers from Pennsylvania say what happened in the ring gave them brain damage and they're blaming the WWE.
Philly Judge: NFL Concussion Opt-outs Due By TuesdayTuesday remains the deadline to opt out of the NFL's settlement of concussion claims after a judge in Philadelphia denied an extension request.