Health Watch: Study Says Every Hit In Contact Sports May Cause Brain DamageWhile concussions are a major concern, a new study suggests every tackle and hit may have an impact on players' brains, even without a concussion.
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.
Schwartz: SpeedFlex Football Helmet Enjoys Highly-Successful LaunchThe 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.
NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Creates $70M Fund For TestingCollege 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.
Citi Bike Riders Blame Accidents On New Concrete BarriersLast Friday, fire officials said that a man struck a barrier in Midtown and fell on his head. He was rushed to the hospital unconscious.
'Heads Up' Program Works To Make Football Safer For Young PlayersIn August the NFL settled a historic lawsuit involving head injuries, on Saturday local youth football players received an important and potentially life saving lesson.