head injury

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

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More Former Players Sue NHL Regarding Concussions

Another group of former NHL players has filed a federal class action lawsuit alleging that the league has downplayed the risk of head injuries, while at the same time promoting fighting and violence in the game.

04/15/2014

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Boxing, MMA Meet To Support Head Injury Research

Bringing together the rival bodies of boxing and mixed martial arts is no small feat. But there is one common cause on which they can agree – the need for brain trauma research.

02/04/2014

Backup quarterback David Ash of the Texas Longhorns scrambles against the BYU Cougars on September 10, 2011 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Longhorns QB Ash To Miss Iowa St Game With Head Injury

Texas medical staff says junior quarterback Davis Ash won’t play Thursday night against Iowa State because of a head injury.

10/02/2013

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Popular Bumbo Infant Floor Seat Recalled

About 4 million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled after nearly two dozen reports of child skull fractures.

08/15/2012

High School athlete Austin Morris, who suffered a concussion last year while playing for the Irving High School Tigers. (Courtesy Austin Morris)

Coaches, Trainers Implementing New State Concussion Rules

With football practice gearing up to kick off across North Texas, there are already big changes in place to protect athletes from serious injury.

07/31/2012

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Fast Action Saved Dallas Boy After Head Injury

A child’s simple playground injury quickly turned dangerous. Now, a Dallas father is sharing his son’s story, and warning other parents to keep a close eye on their kids.

06/05/2012

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Area Football Coaches Get Concussion Training

Dozens of area high school coaches went to the hospital Wednesday night. It wasn’t for treatment but rather for training to detect concussions among student athletes.

06/01/2012

Tre Newton, son of former Dallas Cowboy Nate Newton, takes a hit as a Texas Longhorn. (credit: Eagle Photo/Stuart Villanueva)

Former Cowboys Star Advises Son Against Football

Studies show athletic-related concussions are on the rise at an alarming rate. CBS 11 News investigates why some sports medicine experts say North Texas schools aren’t doing enough to keep children safe.

04/28/2011

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Texas Adopts New Head Injury Rules For High School

Texas high school athletes will soon be required to sit out at least one day after sustaining a head injury.

04/04/2011

Wal-Mart Worker's Death Ruled Natural, Not From Fall Caused by Shoplifter

Bruce Florence’s death came from natural causes.

07/27/2010