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Don’t downplay concussions, say experts

If you’re a sports fan, you’ve heard it before. A player takes a big hit and it’s downplayed as “having their bell rung” or...

Concussion concerns: Head injuries may be common among athletes

Believe it or not, the high school football season is just around the corner. First practice for all Michigan High School Athletic Association teams officially...

Concussion: An officer’s story

It was a typical day on the job for Kaleigh Friday, a Hamilton police officer. That is, until she was rear-ended in her police cruiser....

Boys show concussion symptoms faster than girls

Groundbreaking research into mild concussions by University of Victoria neuroscientist Brian Christie has determined that boys are far likelier to show some concussion symptoms...

Comment: Soccer still has its head in the sand on concussion

Reaction to Karius injury betrays ignorance that shames the world's most popular sport The History Channel is currently showing wall-to-wall documentaries on FIFA World Cups...

Football concussion injury has mom fighting for her son

Heather Hackney says her son is a different person since he suffered a concussion playing football eight months ago. Heather Hackney has been desperately searching...

What is Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor? (And why you should care)

I heard something at a recent brain injury support group that caught my ear. Brain injury support groups are lifesavers for many of us....

Concussion protocol bill initially drafted by Naperville students advances to Rauner’s...

Legislation pushed by two Neuqua Valley High School students to have Illinois better define when and how students return to class or activities after...

NHLer Johan Franzen’s wife discusses his Post-Concussion Issues in “An Emotional...

I don’t know where to start, but this week has been really hard and extremely emotional. Monday morning the kids, Lisa and I flew...

Concussion patients don’t get critical follow-up from Doctors.

As evidence builds of more long-term effects linked to concussion, a nationwide study led by scientists at UCSF and the University of Southern California...
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