Each year in the United States, 2.5 million people will visit the ER for traumatic head injury. Of them, 50,000 will die. And those who do recover often exhibit lingering effects. It's a serious public health issue that's only getting worse. Here's what you need to know about protecting your head.
In what's the first potential class-action lawsuit of its kind, seven former NFL players filed suit against the league today accusing it of "negligence and intentional misconduct in its response to the headaches, dizziness and dementia that former players have reported."
Eight days after his teammate committed suicide, former Chicago Bear Richard Dent was among those who carried Dave Duerson's casket into a South Side Baptist church for a memorial service and funeral today. Hundreds of mourners attended. Duerson's youngest son Brock offered one of several eulogies.