The brain of a young adult is very vulnerable and concussion can cause long-term, sometimes irreversible damage. A neuroscientist and mom is seeking to raise awareness among parents about the risks along with the safety precautions kids should take.
A US university has undertaken the first comprehensive study of children who play American football and the associated impacts to the children’s heads. The findings have led to a call for some reforms of the way in which the sport is organized.
The Olympics are now in the rear-view mirror but for this Citizen Journalist, the motivational power remains. After a head injury that left one martial artist down for the count, a simple workout plan and some "fever" have this girl back on her feet.