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No Device Eliminates Concussion Risk, Experts Say

No Device Eliminates Concussion Risk, Experts Say

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As the long-term consequences of concussions become more clear, a cottage industry has popped up to sell athletes and worried parents products designed to mitigate risks of concussions that even helmets cannot preven…

Ex-NFL Players Sue League for Ignoring Dangers of Concussions

Ex-NFL Players Sue League for Ignoring Dangers of Concussions

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Coming on the heels of former San Diego Charger Junior Seau’s suicide, more than 100 former football players filed a lawsuit Thursday that alleges the National Football League (NFL) deliberately misled them ab…

Hockey Hits Can Lead to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Hockey Hits Can Lead to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) — Hits and checks have long been accepted as inherent to the game of hockey, but a decision by the NHL’s biggest star to sit out of the game indefinitely represents only the latest professional athlete to suffer la…

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