Teens Playing With A Concussion Doubles Recovery Time, Study SaysContinuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found.
Senator Who Pushed For Anti-Sports Legislation Says NHL 'In Denial' On ConcussionsNHL commissioner Gary Bettman continues to take an embarrassing stance against links between hockey and concussions.
Report: NFL, USA Football Trumpeted False Data About Protecting Kids From Concussions And InjuriesPerhaps the National Football League is coming to regret launching a public relations war against The New York Times.
Prominent Boston-Area Doctors Head Panel To Find NFL's New Chief Medical OfficerThe NFL finally appears ready to work together with Boston-area concussion researchers.
Elliot Pellman, Controversial NFL Medical Advisor, Forced To Retire By Roger GoodellThe man who once downplayed the link between head trauma and football is no longer working for the NFL.
Unfiltered Calvin Johnson On Concussions, Painkillers Is Sure To Be Thorn In Roger Goodell's SideCalvin Johnson's words no doubt immediately sent the folks inside the offices of 345 Park Avenue into a bit of a frenzy.
Roger Goodell Claims To Have Not Seen OTL Report, Congressional Investigation Into NFL's Interference With Concussion StudyWhen the commissioner faced questions about the Congressional report, he pleaded ignorance.
Report: NFL Improperly Tried To Influence Government Concussion Research, Forcing Public To PayMonday was not a banner day at 345 Park Avenue.
Tom Brady Speaks On Concussions: Risk Of Head Trauma 'Just Part Of Life' For Football Players"It’s just part of life, you know, not only football but contact sports."
Former Patriots Punter Zoltan Mesko Developing Advanced Helmet Technology To Battle Head TraumaThe former Patriots punter is taking a new off-field initiative: head trauma in football and youth sports.
Ron Brace's Father Suggests Concussions Led To Son's DeathAt the funeral Monday for former Boston College and New England Patriots defensive tackle Ron Brace, who was found dead April 24, the football star's father suggested that his history of concussions played a role in his death.
Researchers Looking At Quicker And Easier Way To Diagnose ConcussionsResearchers are looking at a new way to diagnose concussions in athletes quickly and more easily.

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