Brain Injury

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Brain Injury Group Says NFL Concussion Award Scheme ‘Flawed’

The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems.

09/30/2014

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Concussion Screenings Now Common For Young Athletes

Many young athletes are preparing to hit the gridiron next week, and parents want to ensure they’re protected properly.

08/26/2014

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Most people with a traumatic brain injury recover quickly and fully but, for some people, symptoms can last for days, weeks or longer. In severe cases, it can lead to coma and even death.

02/27/2014

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Former NFL Player Struggles To Live Normal Life

A former NFL tackle who used to spend hours on the practice field, now considers it a good day if he can spend a few hours out in the yard.

CBS 11–09/19/2012

11-year-old Matthew Hurt talking about his new WalkAide device (CBS 11 News)

Small Device Is A Big Step For One North Texas Boy

A North Texas boy’s running, jumping and riding have improved all thanks to a device the size of an iPod.

08/09/2012

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Brain Injury Raises Dementia Risk, U.S. Study Finds

A large study in older veterans raises fresh concern about mild brain injuries that hundreds of thousands of troops have suffered from explosions in recent wars.

07/18/2011