Plugged In To DFW – Children’s HealthChildren need primary health care not only when they are sick, but also to prevent them from getting sick.
Texas Failing To Track Concussion Data For All High School AthletesWhile one in three Texas schools agreed to report their concussions to the project, far fewer have actually done it. Only 6 percent of schools are currently reporting their injuries.
Interactive Map: Concussions Suffered By North Texas Student-AthletesDuring the 2017-18 school year, at least 3,527 North Texas high school and middle school students suffered a concussion, according to a CBS 11 I-Team survey of 46 North Texas school districts.
Tentative Settlement Reached In NHL Concussion LawsuitThe NHL and attorneys for retired players announced a tentative settlement Monday in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries.
NFL Approves New Rule Changes For KickoffsThe league announced seven new rules for kickoffs for the upcoming 2018 season.
Female Olympians Pledge To Donate Brains For Concussion ResearchU.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor, U.S. hockey player Angela Ruggiero, and six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser of Canada have all pledged to give their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation.
Study: 99 Percent Of Deceased NFL Players Had Brain DamageThe Cerebrum Center has treated retired NFL players, and even current players for brain injuries.
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.
Locals React To Launch Of Youth-Athlete Concussion StudyLocals in Plano are reacting to a new Texas study that will be launching this week that will better track brain injuries in young athletes, and the results could impact how these types of injuries are treated nationwide.
Texas To Launch Massive Youth-Athlete Concussion StudyThis week, Texas will launch what state officials say is the nation's largest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes.
NCAA Facing 43 Concussion Lawsuits After New FilingsThe NCAA is now facing 43 class-action lawsuits related to the handling of concussions by Division I football programs after 18 more lawsuits were filed this week. The complaints also name college conferences and schools.
NHL Adding More Concussion Spotters This SeasonNHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said that the league will have four concussion spotters watching all games from a centralized location in either Toronto or New York, as well as spotters at each game.