Head Injuries

SpeedFlex helmet (Credit: Cohn & Wolfe)

Schwartz: SpeedFlex Football Helmet Enjoys Highly-Successful Launch

The SpeedFlex helmet from Riddell burst onto the scene in 2014. Its safety features and unique design were a big hit among the initial players that made the switch.

12/22/2014

NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Creates $70M Fund For Testing

College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows.

07/29/2014

Citi Bike riders say these barriers are causing serious accidents. (Credit CBS 2)

Citi Bike Riders Blame Accidents On New Concrete Barriers

Last Friday, fire officials said that a man struck a barrier in Midtown and fell on his head. He was rushed to the hospital unconscious.

11/01/2013

A young football player takes part in the Heads Up football program. (Credit CBS 2)

‘Heads Up’ Program Works To Make Football Safer For Young Players

In August the NFL settled a historic lawsuit involving head injuries, on Saturday local youth football players received an important and potentially life saving lesson.

09/22/2013