Fists Not Football: Brain Injuries Seen In Domestic AssaultsBrain trauma in domestic violence survivors has been overshadowed by concerns about injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan war vets, and by effects of repeated head blows in football players.
Concussion Group Says Ex-NFL Player Bubba Smith Had CTEThe Concussion Legacy Foundation says former NFL defensive end and movie actor Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are On The RisePlayground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
Amateur Football Hits Linked To Later DifficultiesThe more hits to the head that an amateur football player takes, the greater the risk that he will be depressed, have difficulty making decisions or develop other forms of cognitive impairment as an adult, a study has suggested.
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?
Watt Thinks Concussions Are An Expected Football InjuryTexans defensive end J.J. Watt said that he knew concussions were a risk when he decided to play football, so he's not any more alarmed by the studies of prolonged head trauma suffered by NFL players.
NCAA Approves New Concussion ProtectionsThe NCAA's major conferences have approved a rule that a school's medical officials have the final say over when athletes can return to play after concussions or other injuries.
Will Smith Quells 'Concussion' Controversy At Film AwardsWill Smith is not expecting any pushback from the NFL over his upcoming football drama "Concussion."
WWE Seeking To Block Concussion-Related LawsuitsWorld Wrestling Entertainment is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring.
New Evidence Into Concussions Uncovered In DallasConcussions in former NFL players are suspected to lead to brain changes later in life. That’s the preliminary finding of a study that UT Southwestern Medical Center is calling a “first” of its kind.
Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1BA federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
NFL Says Concussions Down 25 PercentThe rate of concussions among NFL players fell 25 percent this season, according to the league, even as injury reporting and trips to injured reserve list went up overall.

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