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Head Trauma

Bellator 120 to Determine Value of MMA Promotion

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

By now, every major MMA media outlet has run the story about Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez pulling out of his upcoming trilogy fight with Michael Chandler after suffering a concussion during training.

Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science
Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D.

American football is in the midst of a concussion epidemic, and many people are looking for solutions. We figured that one possible place to look for solutions is Mother Nature.

NFL Concussion Lawsuit's Ripple Effect: Should the Young People in Your Life Play Sports?

Barbara Bruno | Posted 11.24.2013 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

In the wake of the NFL's settlement of the first class action concussion lawsuit brought by former players over brain trauma, much has been declared and yet little has been clarified for those seeking to determine the concussion risks of playing sports.

Heading In Soccer Raises Concerns Of Brain Injury, Study Finds

Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Frequent "heading" -- where a soccer player bounces a ball traveling at high speeds off of his or her head --may be a staple move in the sport, but it...

Study Suggests Death More Likely For Patients Admitted On Weekends

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business

A new Johns Hopkins study has found that patients injured and hospitalized on the weekend are more likely to to die than patients admitted on a weekda...

'Alive Again': A Case Of Reversible Memory Loss

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. | Posted 05.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is a rare but reversible cause of memory loss caused by abnormal levels of cerebral spinal fluid in the brain.

Woman Battles Fear After Attacker Released Early

Pat LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

Miranda believed that Brutus loved her right up until the day that he nearly beat her to death.

Con Games: Football Playing Head Games

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael Conniff

Football on the pro and the collegiate level is on the brink of a catastrophe that you can see coming a mile away: somebody is going to die. Don't you think it might help if helmets wouldn't fall off?