Nader Calls for Concussion Test to Become Mandatory in Youth Sports

More than 400,000 concussions occurred in high school sports during a recent school year. That fact is alarming given that the brains of youth...

One NFL Player’s Saga of Playing with Pain

Jason Taylor retired after the 2011 season as a defensive end and outside linebacker for the Miami Dolphins. Taylor is an almost certain first...

Sexual Performance Enhancer is Herbal Remedy Pistorius Defense Team Claim Was in Bedroom

The drugs allegedly found at the home of Oscar Pistorius by South African police following the death of Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day could...

NFL Concussion settlement

Calling the $1 billion agreement imperfect but fair, a federal appeals court upheld the National Football League's billion concussion settlement with retired players. A small group...

Stop Taking Your Multivitamins

Bet, no one has ordered you to do this before: Stop taking those multivitamins! But now three new studies in the Annals of Internal Medicine...

NFL Plans to Partner with GE for Concussion Research

Faced with increasing concern about the toll of concussions and confronted with litigation involving thousands of former players, the U.S.  National Football League (NFL)...

New Rules Go into Effect for Spring Sports

Several rule changes are planned this season for the spring sports of men’s lacrosse, baseball, men’s volleyball, men’s and women’s track and field, and...

Cheerleaders Have a Concussion Problem, Too

Cheerleading has proven to be by far the most dangerous sport for female athletes, yet many doctors allow them to frequently continue to compete...

A Football Lifer Worries About the Future of His Game

John Wooten is a football lifer. He entered the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday 56 years after he first played as a...

The Culture of Football Is the Real Danger

The NFL may have bought itself out of a concussion trial it never wanted, but that doesn't mean the subject will go away. The critical...

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