Concussion Diagnoses For Illinois Kids Up 83 PercentNew data show that the percentage of Illinois youth diagnosed with concussions grew by 83 percent between 2010 and 2015.
Loyola Medicine Opens New Program For Concussed AthletesLoyola University Medical Center hopes to make concussion examinations an easier process with a new program.
City Club Panel Talks Concussions & The NFLFormer Bears coach Mike Dikta joined a panel of three others in front of the Chicago City Club entitled "Concussions in the NFL: Whose Bell Was Really Rung?"
Keidel: NFL's Concussion ConfusionDid the NFL omit 100+ concussions from the study it relied upon to show no direct link between football and brain damage?
Report: NFL Study Omitted More Than 100 ConcussionsA New York Times report exposed the NFL's misleading study on concussions from 1996-2001.
NFL: Concussions Up 58 Percent In Regular-Season GamesThere were 182 reported concussions in the 2015 regular season.
Family Of Ex-Blackhawk Montador Sues NHL Over ConcussionsThe father of late Blackhawks player Steve Montador has filed a federal lawsuit against the National Hockey League, claiming the league failed to warn players about the potential long-term effects of repeated head trauma.
Concussions Lawsuit Against IHSA DismissedThe ruling by Cook County Judge Leroy Martin Jr., issued Tuesday, rejects a case brought on behalf of players who sought court supervision over how high schools manage football head injuries.
Despite Injury Worries, Illinois High Schools Not Dropping FootballWhile some high schools around the country have been dropping their football programs, an official with the Illinois High School Association said he's seeing no evidence of that here.
IHSA Launches New Initiative To Address ConcussionsSports organizations across the nation have come under fire for not doing enough to safeguard against concussions, particularly in football, and the IHSA’s “Play Smart. Play Hard” campaign was designed to address that.
Duerson Family Plans To Challenge NFL Concussion SettlementThomas Demetrio, an attorney for the family of late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, objects to the exclusion of future awards for CTE, the brain trauma that some call "the signature disease of football." Lawyers involved in the settlement say an appeal could hold up payments to thousands of players.
Athletes' Attorney Slams New NCAA Concussion Deal As "Window Dressing"The proposal would require the NCAA to establish a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain trauma. It also would require stricter rules for returning to play after an athlete has suffered a concussion.