Use Your Head

Concussion keeps girl out of school

6:02 PM, Oct 28, 2013

A month ago Hannah Lutsock suffered a severe concussion in a soccer game.

New concussion guidelines for kids going back to school

3:45 PM, Oct 28, 2013

Kids may need gradual transition back to school.

Lawyer believes $765M concussion deal will succeed

3:55 PM, Sep 19, 2013

Lawyer who filed the first concussion lawsuit against the NFL says the game will be better because of the litigation

Goodell: Concussion settlement 'significant amount of money'

11:57 AM, Sep 4, 2013

Goodell: "The plaintiffs also agreed it was an appropriate amount. The mediator felt it was an appropriate amount."

Why would you avoid using a safer football helmet?

4:22 PM, Aug 30, 2013

Tonight is the first full Friday night of high school football and there is that chance that a player could suffer a serious injury

Changes made in protecting youth football

1:41 PM, Aug 30, 2013

Youth football has undergone changes recently to keep players' health under the microscope.

New app will help doctors, trainers detect concussions

4:23 PM, Aug 29, 2013

The app is on a computer tablet and consists of a series of tests.

NFL settles concussion lawsuit with retired players

4:22 PM, Aug 29, 2013

The NFL has settled the concussion lawsuit filed by a group of former players.

NFL head injuries averaging 16 days for recovery

2:41 PM, Jul 31, 2013

An analysis of NFL injury data shows that players with concussions missed an average of 16 days last season

Cleveland coach gets Madden game to use safer tackling

2:26 AM, Jul 16, 2013

EA Sports, maker of Madden NFL video games, is making some important changes that could prevent injuries in young athletes -- inspired by a Cleveland football coach.

Ohio chiropractors could make call on concussions

6:40 PM, Jun 4, 2013

Provision in bill being considered by Ohio Senate would allow chiropractors to make call on student athletes with head injuries

Battling concussions: 'Return-to-play' laws kick in

7:05 AM, Apr 26, 2013

Changes are on the way for young athletes as Ohio's Return-to-Play law goes into effect Friday.

Colo. jury finds Riddell negligent in helmet suit

10:26 AM, Apr 15, 2013

Lawyer says a Colorado jury has awarded $11.5 million to a man whose family sued helmet maker Riddell Inc. and his coaches over brain injuries from a high school football practice in 2008.

Colo. jury finds Riddell negligent in helmet suit

3:33 PM, Apr 14, 2013

A lawyer says a Colorado jury has awarded $11.5 million to a man whose family sued helmet maker Riddell Inc

Seau lawsuit merged with Pa. NFL concussion case

12:58 PM, Apr 2, 2013

Family lawsuit over the suicide of Pro Bowler Junior Seau has been consolidated with NFL concussion litigation in Philadelphia.

NFL passes helmet rule, ends tuck rule

11:52 AM, Mar 20, 2013

NFL owners have passed a player safety rule barring ball carriers from using the crown of their helmets to make contact with a defender in the open field.

New concussion guidelines set for athletes

4:13 PM, Mar 18, 2013

Hard hit to the head should sideline athlete.

NFL's Goodell hopes for lighter helmets, sensors

6:26 PM, Mar 11, 2013

Goodell envisions players being required to wear helmets containing sensors to detect hits that cause concussions.

Ohio's 'Youth Concussion Law' goes into effect in April

8:22 PM, Feb 12, 2013

Ohio now has a list of rules regarding young athletes who may have concussions.

SLG: Visits Super Bowl media to talk about youth concussions

12:43 AM, Feb 3, 2013

Group advocating safer sport says it defies logic that there are far more precautions taken to protect NFL players from head trauma than youth and high school football players

Ohio looks at rules on youth sports head injuries

3:36 PM, Dec 9, 2012

Ohio is just one step away from new rules that will require youth sports coaches to sit players who show concussion-like symptoms

Ohio Senate approves bill on youth concussions

3:37 PM, Dec 4, 2012

Bill aimed at protecting young athletes with concussions or head injuries has cleared the Ohio Senate.

Ohio Senate panel clears bill on youth concussions

6:26 PM, Nov 28, 2012

An Ohio Senate committee has cleared a bill aimed at protecting young athletes with concussions or head injuries.

3 NFL QBs sidelined by concussions on 1 day

8:41 PM, Nov 12, 2012

25 percent of Sunday's NFL games saw a starting QB leave with a concussion.

Concussion Clinic opens just in time for summer sports

4:09 PM, Jul 10, 2012

Spring and summer sports have arrived and, with them, comes a new Concussion Clinic at MetroHealth.  

Bill on youth sports injuries heads to Ohio House

8:46 AM, Jun 13, 2012

Legislation aimed at protecting young athletes with head injuries is headed to the full Ohio House.

NFL: Kickoff rule reduced concussions

4:54 PM, Mar 26, 2012

Concussions sustained on kickoffs were down 40 percent last season

Ex-NFL players blame league for brain injuries

11:37 AM, Dec 22, 2011

Four NFL players say in a federal lawsuit that brain injuries have left them struggling with medical problems

NFL makes 2 changes in concussion protocols

6:00 PM, Dec 21, 2011

The NFL is changing how it handles concussion examinations

NFL concussion protocol aimed at better diagnosis

6:27 PM, Dec 12, 2011

The NFL is no stranger to concussion injuries.