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New contact rules reduce football head impacts

Football players sustain fewer impacts to the head following a policy change that aims to reduce full-contact practices (U.Mich.).

New pics of brain cells after a concussion

If we study concussions with no injured football players or brain biopsies, but just cell cultures, we can understand brain trauma at a cellular level.

Maryland settles lawsuit over sport concussions

Derek Sheely died from head injuries suffered during football practice at a Maryland university. His family sued, and the suit has now been settled.

Brain still not normal 6 months after concussion

Changes in the brain persist, even 6 months after a concussion on the football field, even though athletes say they feel fine.

IL high school opens up about sports concussion

Sports-related concussion has been known in the medical community for about a decade, but high school athletes are just starting to get the message.

Possible conflict of interest in chocolate milk study

A study by the U. of Md. about a brand of chocolate milk shows a potential conflict of interest: food makers collaborate with schools.

Imagine tackling drills without helmets

University researchers say they may have some ways to reduce C.T.E. and concussions in non-pro football players: practice tackling without helmets.

Movie review: Concussion

In the work of Dr Bennet Omalu, we see a true American hero, one who is working to ease the suffering of a players who play one of our favorite games.

A play about playing football comes to Baltimore

The play X's and O's (A Football Love Story) is running at Center Stage in Baltimore through Dec. 20. It will educate you about football concussions.

La Jolla family sues over football concussions

A lawsuit filed in Calif. alleges a football coach should have allowed a player who suffered a concussion to sit out for the rest of the game.