Same Crap, Different Day

While all the focus has now been on the soap opera surrounding the NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement, it’s important to remind everyone that many of the retired players and their families have still been mired in the tangled mess of … Continue reading

Matt Chaney: Football’s So-Called ‘Concussion Testing’

Posted with the express consent of Matt Chaney: Critics, Evidence Debunk ‘Concussion Testing’ in Football By Matt Chaney . April 25, 2011 . . This post is an excerpt preview for a pending analysis on Chaney’s Blog, ‘Brain Trauma Stalks … Continue reading

NFL: There are No Other Players with Dementia

As is often the case, it started with this short note we received from Elizabeth Pierce last week: . My father was a former NFL player who passed away after 20 years of dementia. . The NFL denied disability benefits. . … Continue reading

Following All the Concussion Stories

Our heads are hurting from following the growing coverage on concussions in the mainstream media just as the NFL season kicks off. . A couple of new articles on the link between concussions and ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease). One from … Continue reading

Second Judiciary Committee Hearing on Concussions

Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) is holding the second Judiciary Committee Hearing on concussions at the Wayne State School of Medicine Conference Center in Detroit Michigan on Monday Jan. 4, 2010 at 1:00 pm EST. This hearing appears to be much … Continue reading

Lots of Monday News on Concussions

More good news – and a little fun – to exercise your brain as the end of the year approaches. … Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) has called another Congressional hearing on concussions set for Jan. 4, 2010 in Detroit. We … Continue reading

More Media Coverage on Brain Concussions

An incredibly powerful story on football-related brain concussions was recently published in GQ Magazine. The article – titled Brain Game – was written by Jeanne Marie Laskas and covers a lot of ground in how a Pittsburgh pathologist’s research into … Continue reading