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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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/teams-test-out-new-helmet-does-it-work
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-30/ncaa-settles-concussion-suit-will-chan
Sports
Family of teen killed on Auke Lake sues city, two others

...rope, the inner tube and its passengers veered out of control and collided with Miller's Jet Ski, inflicting fatal head injuries on Cayce. She died two days later in a Seattle hospital.Cayce's mother, Sunny Haight, representing Cayce's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-17/family-teen-killed-auke-lake-sues-city-
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/coast-guard-medevacs-injured-man-pelica
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21/uscg-2-medevacs-southeast-alaska-sunday
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-20/afghanistan-vet-honored-troops-head-i
Not For Web
Obama: Too little info about youth concussions

...broaden out the discussion over head injuries, saying that young people who...the National Hockey League for head injuries sustained on the ice.The White...research efforts on concussions and head injuries include:- An NIH project looking...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-30/obama-too-little-info-about-youth-conc
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-18/cold-case-murder-trial-jury-selection-u
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-11/pistorius-vomits-during-graphic-testim
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-13/long-haul-over
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