NCAA settles concussion suit, will change rules

...The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose...wrote.Later that year, the NCAA did establish a new head-injury policy that requires each school to have a concussion...
Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Pelican, Alaska

...The Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old man with a head injury from Pelican, Alaska, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk...who said the man had fallen on the pier and suffered a head injury. The duty flight surgeon in Juneau recommended medevac...
Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

...of a leap of faith. He has no proof that the SpeedFlex - or any other helmet - can reduce the risk of a devastating head injury."It's just like everything else - everything advances and you get better at it," Bielema said at a recent Arkansas...
USCG: 2 medevacs in Southeast Alaska Sunday

...Juneau watchstanders received a report that a 21-year-old female aboard the fishing vessel Haida Chief suffered a head injury when a line parted. The crew administered first aid and requested medical assistance.In addition, the command center...
Afghanistan vet honored as troops head to Iraq

...Eufrazio to shield him. The blast deflected down, with Carpenter absorbing most of the explosion.Eufrazio received a head injury from shrapnel. But Carpenter was severely wounded from head to toe, sustaining a depressed skull and a collapsed right...
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The long haul is over

...McRae had been medically cleared to be discharged from Walter Reed a while ago, but he began having seizures due to his head injury. He extended his stay at the hospital for eight additional months to ensure he was OK."I didn't want to leave...
Allen Moore wins Yukon Quest

...with Eureka musher Brent Sass until Sunday.Sass fell while traveling toward the checkpoint at Braeburn and suffered a head injury. Sass was treated and released from a hospital.Neff told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that he came across Canadian...
Cold case murder trial jury selection underway

...could be fair. One man said he didn't think he could be a good juror because he has a poor memory - he sustained a head injury in Vietnam where he served as an Army Ranger from 1964 to 1968. If asked to deliberate, he said he'd have trouble...
Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony at trial

...but the pathologist did note that sometimes it takes a little time for a person's heart to stop after a devastating head injury.But his testimony also could harm the prosecution's claims that Steenkamp screamed during the shooting, unless...
Dawson go-ahead field goal lifts 49ers by Seattle

...49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said. "These games are only for the tough."Eric Wright, who briefly left the game with a head injury, intercepted a last-ditch deep pass by Wilson with 9 seconds left to seal it.The two young quarterbacks finished...


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