Concussions

AP Survey: Concussions Are Not Most NFL Players' Chief ConcernLess than half of the group — only 39 of the 100 players — said they are more worried about the long-term effects of concussions than those of other injuries.
NFL Reports Alarming Spike In Concussions During 2015 SeasonThe league issued its concussion data for the year on Friday, a little more than a week before the Super Bowl, but did not release any data about total injuries.
Westchester County Introduces Program For Addressing Sports ConcussionsThe county is circulating a "safer sports" handbook for dealing with concussions -- spotting them quickly and avoiding full-contact workouts when possible.
'Concussion' Subject Bennet Omalu Exaggerated His Role, Researchers SayOmalu neither discovered the disease nor named it, according to scientific journals and brain researchers who were interviewed by The Associated Press.
Palladino: Gifford Reminds Us That Football Is Play At Your Own RiskIt is one of the NFL’s flag-raiser photos, one of several Iwo Jima’s that stand right up there with a kneeling Y.A. Tittle bleeding from his bald head in the end zone.
Oyster Bay Football Players Say They're Safer With High-Tech HelmetsOyster Bay, Long Island has begun use of football players with electronic sensors to help prevent head injuries.
Oyster Bay High School Using Helmets That Alert Of Hard Hits To HeadOyster Bay is the first school district on Long Island to equip its high school football players with electronic sensors designed to help prevent serious head injuries.
CDC Report: 69 Percent Of Student Athletes With Concussion Symptoms Don't Report ItStanding in front of the football field at Garfield High School, officials from the CDC and Rep. Bill Pascrell discussed the new report on Tuesday.
Chatelain: How Can NFL Fans Not Feel Guilty In Light Of Brain Disease Revelations?Football is simply supposed to be a source of entertainment for us. We fans never signed up for this expecting to grapple with such weighty life questions.
Local Moms Take Part In Concussion Awareness Clinic At Jets' Practice FacilityHow safe is football? Should you let your kids play? The NFL is out to educate the gatekeepers of the family, mothers.
Palladino: Hillis, Borland Show NFL Concussions No Laughing MatterThe Giants did Peyton Hillis a big favor when they cut him. They gave him a chance to preserve his brain by taking away the one incentive -- dollars -- that keeps players coming back.
Giants Punter Steve Weatherford To Donate Brain For Scientific ResearchGiants punter Steve Weatherford, along with former NFL wide receiver Sidney Rice, will donate his brain for scientific research after he passes away.

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