Monday, August 26, 2013
The recent death of a high school football player draws renewed attention to the inherent danger of the sport. William C. Rhoden, New York Times sportswriter, columnist and author, talks about risks and how schools and colleges are responding.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Dr. Robert Cantu, chief of neurosurgery and director of the Service of Sports Medicine at Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA and the co-author of Concussions and Our Kids: America's Leading Expert on How to Protect Young Athletes and Keep Sports Safe ,discusses efforts being made to protect children from sports-related head injuries.
Friday, February 04, 2011
By Fred Mogul : Reporter, WNYC News
The Super Bowl on Sunday marked the official end to the NFL season, a time that brought increased focus on violence, injuries and the need for greater safeguards in the game. That focus has been felt, in a small way, by several rats in one Manhattan research lab.