Brain Injury News
Proposed Illinois ban on youth tackle football dead for now
The sponsor of a proposal to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football says the measure lacks the votes to pass this session
Death of former Trump advisor's father labeled suspicious
Law enforcement and Health Department officials are investigating the death of H.R. McMaster Sr., the father of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, at a Philadelphia senior care facility
Even a mild head injury increases risk for Parkinson's disease, veterans study shows
A new study shows that even a mild head injury, commonly called a concussion , makes veterans more likely to get Parkinson's disease later on in life. This is the same type of injury suffered by many Americans on the sports field or in a motor vehicle crash each year. A group of 165,000 veterans
Judge says no to law firm on concussion settlement
A federal judge has denied a law firm's request to be added as an administrator of the NFL's estimated $1 billion concussion settlement
Minnesota man convicted in death of Saudi Arabian student
A Wisconsin jury has convicted a Minneapolis man of battery in the death of a student from Saudi Arabia but acquitted him on a more serious murder charge
Woman hurt at Ohio fair gets $1.8M from ride owner, others
A woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a thrill ride accident at last year's Ohio State Fair will receive $1.8 million
Amy Schumer responds to critics of her new film: 'It's not about an ugly troll becoming beautiful'
Amy Schumer wants people to know that the backlash her new movie has been receiving over its message on body image completely misses the point of the film. "I Feel Pretty," which is about a woman with low self-esteem who after a head injury suddenly sees herself as beautiful, has been receiving
Dem senator: Trump VA pick vows not to privatize vets care
A key Democratic senator says President Donald Trump's pick to be Veterans Affairs secretary is promising not to privatize the agency
The man who cannot forget returns in Baldacci's 'The Fallen'
Amos Decker, the man who cannot forget, returns in David Baldacci's latest novel, 'The Fallen'