Concussion Care for Children and Adolescents: New Recommendations

Concussion Care for Children and Adolescents: New Recommendations

Harvard Health Blog There has been lots of attention on concussions in youth, especially from sports, over the past few…

Do We Need to Take Tackling Out of Youth Football?

Do We Need to Take Tackling Out of Youth Football?

Harvard Health Blog As we learn more about the frequency and effects of concussions in football, we are increasingly being…

Researchers may have discovered a cause of multiple sclerosis

Researchers may have discovered a cause of multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that causes damage to the substance that covers nerve cells. This interrupts normal communication…

Chicago Brain Doc Goes Hollywood

Chicago Brain Doc Goes Hollywood

Above photo: Will Smith, left, and Alec Baldwin star in Columbia Pictures’ “Concussion.” Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon. © 2015 Columbia Pictures Industries,…

The Kid’s Doctor: “Concussion” sparks debate among football parents

The Kid’s Doctor: “Concussion” sparks debate among football parents

As the end of football season is upon us, with bowl games for colleges and playoffs for the NFL, a…

Concussions: Coaches, Players, Physicians Realize Hard-Hitting Lessons

Concussions: Coaches, Players, Physicians Realize Hard-Hitting Lessons

By Laura Drucker It wasn’t headaches that made Arija Inveiss think she might have a concussion. It wasn’t dizziness or sensitivity…

Heads Up

Heads Up

While concussions are prevalent in contact sports, millions of nonathletes incur dangerous concussions, too By Eve Becker The images are…

Managing  Sports-Related  Concussions

Managing Sports-Related Concussions

Tom Waddle, wide receiver for the Chicago Bears from 1989 to 1994, has suffered his share of concussions in what…

Biking Ahead for Safety

Biking Ahead for Safety

Tips for protecting your child’s head with the perfect-fitting bike helmetBy Nancy Maes Parents can’t just buy the bike helmet…

Using Your Head

Using Your Head

Mayo Clinic finding a way to diagnose concussions with more certainty By Riley Andersen At the Mayo Clinic in Arizona,…