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

Marathon start line in Staten Island (credit: Steve Sandberg)

Woman, 86, Dies After Hitting Head On Pavement During NYC Marathon

An 86-year-old California woman has died, after she hit her head on the pavement while competing in the ING New York City Marathon this past weekend.

11/05/2013

Girls on Long Island compete in high school lacrosse (Credit CBS 2)

Athletes And Adminstrators Butt Heads Over Helmet Requirements In Girls Lacrosse

A debate is raging around a popular high school sport on Long Island; should girls be required to wear helmets during lacrosse games?

05/13/2013

Harry Carson (credit: CBS2)

Eye On New York: Concussion Concerns

New York Giants football legend and Hall of Famer Harry Carson has a warning to parents of athletes. Don’t ignore head injuries because concussions can have long-term consequences.

05/27/2012

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver In Brooklyn

The NYPD was looking for a driver who left the scene after fatally mowing down a pedestrian at a Brooklyn intersection.

06/06/2011

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Liguori: Harry Carson On Concussions and Suicide

NFL Hall of Famer and former NY Giants Linebacker Harry Carson was the special guest speaker at Thursday’s annual Head Injury Association forum on Long Island and for good reason.

WFAN–03/11/2011

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Slush Sending Elderly Patients To Emergency Room

Some hospital emergency rooms are treating large numbers of elderly slip and fall patients.

12/31/2010

CBS2NEWS - Boat Accident

Man Fishing Off NJ Coast Hits Head In Boat, Dies

The Coast Guard says a 51-year-old man who hit his head while fishing on a charter boat off the New Jersey coast has died.

11/20/2010

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Congressmen Examine Athlete Concussions

Two New Jersey congressmen were scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of concussions in high school athletes.

09/08/2010

An athlete is seen on the ground after suffering a mild concussion - File / Photo: Elsa/Getty Images

New CT Law Focuses On Youngsters, Concussions

As kids head back to school, a new law is on the books to better protect them if they suffer head injuries on the athletic field.

09/02/2010

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Doctor: Teen Concussions On The Rise

Emergency room visits for teen athletes with concussions have tripled in recent years, according to new research.

08/30/2010