Head Injury

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To ConcussionsTo 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.
Woman, 86, Dies After Hitting Head On Pavement During NYC MarathonAn 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.
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?
Eye On New York: Concussion ConcernsNew 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.
Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver In BrooklynThe NYPD was looking for a driver who left the scene after fatally mowing down a pedestrian at a Brooklyn intersection.
Liguori: Harry Carson On Concussions and SuicideNFL 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.
Slush Sending Elderly Patients To Emergency RoomSome hospital emergency rooms are treating large numbers of elderly slip and fall patients.
Man Fishing Off NJ Coast Hits Head In Boat, DiesThe 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.
NJ Congressmen Examine Athlete ConcussionsTwo New Jersey congressmen were scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of concussions in high school athletes.
New CT Law Focuses On Youngsters, ConcussionsAs 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.
N.J. Doctor: Teen Concussions On The RiseEmergency room visits for teen athletes with concussions have tripled in recent years, according to new research.
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