Sports Medicine/Orthopedics News
Aaron Hernandez's violent end: Was CTE to blame?
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez ’s April suicide marked the last chapter in a dramatic fall from superstardom into a life of violence and incarceration. Now, findings from an autopsy on his 27-year-old brain have some asking whether his football career – and specifically, the
NHL hoping to make inroads in China with preseason games
The National Hockey League is looking to build its visibility in China with 2 preseason games
Lady Gaga's tour-busting fibromyalgia diagnosis: What you need to know
“‘Til it happens to you, you don’t know how it feels, how it feels.” -- Lady Gaga The lyrics from her 2015 song may now have new meaning for superstar singer Lady Gaga, who has postponed a portion of her world tour because of a worsening case of fibromyalgia , a chronic pain condition she says she
Judge: NFL concussion victims hit with 'deceptive practices'
A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned about "deceptive practices" by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money
Paralyzed hiker treks 2,650 miles of Pacific Crest Trail
After struggling through intense physical therapy with her legs, Stacey Kozel successfully completed the hike trail.
States ask insurers to prioritize non-opioid pain treatment
Attorneys general across the U.S. are asking insurers to prioritize pain treatment through means other than opioid prescriptions
At Harvard, education through athletics (and vice-versa)
At Harvard, basketball coach Tommy Amaker takes his role as a teacher seriously
Israel protests marathon body's exclusion of West Bank race
Israel says the international marathon body is injecting politics into sports by excluding an Israeli race because it passes through occupied West Bank territory
Brady: Concussions part of 'the physical nature of our game'
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he doesn't worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football
From Army vet who lost both legs to Harvard Medical school graduate: Part 6
During his deployment to Afghanistan, Gregory Galeazzi lost both of his legs and part of his right arm when a roadside bomb exploded.