Limiting physical activity has been the standard of care for treating concussion, but there is something new to try.
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Is there anything more typical of American culture than grilling outdoors and tossing the around the pigskin? Probably not. However, just like nitrat...
Preventing concussions in college football could be leading to life-changing damage in other areas.
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When your doctor tells you to rest for several days after a concussion, better follow that advice.
A concussion could raise an adult's likelihood of committing suicide by 300 percent, even without a history of psychiatric issues.
Veterans who have been wounded often deal with chronic pain conditions. A new study suggests they might be able to help themselves.
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) has reared its ugly head on the National Football League (NFL) once again. It was announced Wednesday that for...
Cheerleading isn't as dangerous as you might think, but it isn't totally safe either.
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That bump on the head may have effects on your brain for longer than you might think.
New evidence suggests that high school football may be getting a little safer — at least in one state.
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In today's era of medical advances, it can be hard to tell reality from science fiction. And this remarkable new medical discovery is no different.
Monitoring the placement of your TV may be just as important as monitoring what your kids watch.
Paralysis can mean a life confined to a wheelchair. But a new discovery may pave the way for a miraculous alternative.
It's football season again, a time for tailgating, touchdowns and rooting for the home team. But this American tradition may not be without its dange...
Many teens routinely drink energy drinks. For those who have had a head injury, that may be a problem.