Tag: Head injuries

Hard falls at Olympics but no hard rules about concussions

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — At the bottom of the Olympic aerials landing hill, where crashes are common and the term "slap back" is part...
Cleared by doctors, freeskier wins silver after head injury

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Mathilde Gremaud concedes she does not remember her head slamming onto the slopestyle course during training, or much of anything...
Former track star writes about life before, after injury

KALISPELL, Mont. — Nine years ago, Lexie Miller Wyman was recently divorced, in between teaching jobs, living in a one-bedroom apartment in Boise and...
Report details harm to Cuba diplomats but offers no cause

WASHINGTON — Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about the hearing, vision, balance and brain symptoms suffered in what the State Department...
First blood test to help diagnose brain injuries gets US OK

CHICAGO — The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won U.S. government approval. ...
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U.S. health regulators have approved the first blood test to help diagnose traumatic brain injuries. ...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two California lawmakers want to outlaw tackle football leagues until teenagers reach high school, saying delaying the start of high-contact elements...
Limitless Socket designed to help amputees heal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Usually months elapse between below-knee amputation surgery and the time that the patient is able to be up and moving about...
Gronkowski cleared to play in Super Bowl after concussion

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared from the concussion protocol and will play in Sunday's Super Bowl against the...
NFL shows behind-the-scenes medical procedures

MINNEAPOLIS — For those who think game plans and play calls are complex, it would be helpful to take a behind-the-scenes look at the...

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