AP Analysis: Youth concussion laws pushed by NFL lack bite

January 28th, 2015 No comments

PHOENIX (AP) — Criticized for its own handling of head injuries, the NFL launched an extensive lobbying campaign to pass laws protecting kids who get concussions while playing sports. The result: Within just five years, every state had a law on the books.

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Study of former NFL players highlights risks of tackling too young

January 28th, 2015 No comments

Is there a safe time to let your kids play tackle football? That has yet to be determined, but a new study suggests you may want to wait until they are at least 12 years old. Researchers found that former NFL players who started playing tackle football …

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Coming Home From The Hospital Is Actually More Dangerous Than You Might Expect

January 28th, 2015 No comments

After a stressful stay in the hospital, your doctors have finally given you the green light to return home. A sigh of relief passes over you with the realization that the worst is behind you. Not so fast … Coming home from the hospital is actually more …

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Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit against Clinic for Mother’s Death

January 27th, 2015 No comments

Melissa Rivers filed a lawsuit on Monday against Yorkville Endoscopy clinic where her mother underwent a procedure for raspy throat, fell unconscious and died last year. Melissa believes that her mother, Joan Rivers, had a medical emergency that the clinic …

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Mechanism identified behind impaired wound healing in diabetics

January 27th, 2015 No comments

A molecule has been identified by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine that may explain why wound healing is impaired in people with diabetes. The scientists behind the discovery believe the molecule may also offer a new …

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