Chip Green (CBS)

Blackhawks Fan Suffers Brain Damage After Being Hit By Puck: Suit

Chip Green suffered a severe head injury when he was struck by a puck during a playoff game. He wants the NHL to make safety changes, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


A recent game involving Oak Park River Forest High School. (CBS)

For Some, Concussion Dangers Are Enough To Ban Football At Public High Schools

Should publicly funded high schools retire tackle football programs? More groups are coming to that conclusion, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.


Brain Scan

Super Foods To Make Your Mind Sharper

It happens to everyone eventually. Cognitive abilities can start dropping in our 40s. So, what can you do? CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.


A woman with "face blindness" sorts through photos of celebrities (Tony Bennett here) that most people would recognize. (CBS)

‘Face Blind’ People Can’t Recognize Celebrities, Even Family Members

Imagine not being able to recognize the faces of people you know. CBS 2’s Ed Curran talks to some “face-blind” people.


U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Surgeons Reattach Part Of Sen. Kirk’s Skull

Doctors on Tuesday reattached a portion of Sen. Mark Kirk’s skull, which had been removed to help relieve pressure on his brain after he suffered a stroke.


This X-ray image shows the nail that pierced Dante Autullo's skull. (Advocate Christ Medical Center)

3 1/2-Inch Nail Found Lodged In Orland Park Man’s Head

A 32-year-old Orland Park man couldn’t believe it when he saw the X-ray, revealing why he wasn’t feeling so good.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

Naperville students get in an early workout before school. (CBS)

Morning Exercise Gets Kids’ Brains Fired Up For Class

There’s more to exercise than losing weight. It boosts kids’ brainpower, too.

CBS 2–08/24/2011

Derek Boogaard

Boogaard’s Brain Donated To Research

Derek Boogaard’s family has donated his brain to researchers who will check for damage that might have resulted from his career as an NHL enforcer.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2011

Dave Duerson

Autopsy Results To Be Released For Duerson’s Brain

Researchers from Boston University are set to announce autopsy results this morning for former Chicago Bear Dave Duerson, who committed suicide in February.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011