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New rules for high school head injuries

There is growing evidence that head injuries like concussions will have lasting effects into adulthood.  It's not just the professionals on notice any longer, high school athletes and their coaches are now more vigilant as well. Full story

High rate of head injuries seen among Canadian youth

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in five Canadian teens reported a serious head injury in a new study, a rate researchers say is much higher than previous studies have found. Full story

At least 30 arrested after Louisville NCAA basketball victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) - At least 30 people were arrested and a police officer sustained a head injury when a celebration of the University of Louisville's national collegiate basketball victory Monday night got out of hand, police said Tuesday. Full story

GE, NFL Team Up to Accelerate Concussion Research

   The country's biggest industrial company and most popular professional sports league are teaming up to take on the critical issue of head injuries in the NFL, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Jeff Kilburg, CNBC contributor, weighs in.

What it will take for football to change

   Dr. Teena Shetty, NPR’s Mike Pesca and the Up with Chris panel go over the effects of continuous head trauma and what level of injury is acceptable risk.

New details on tragic murder-suicide

   The sons of missing mom Susan Powell suffered neck and head injuries at the hands of their father, Josh Powell, before dying in the house he set on fire. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.

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  Elderly woman struck by skateboarder dies

An elderly woman dies of head trauma after being knocked down by a skateboarder. KNTV’s George Kiriyama reports.

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British and Irish Lions player Barritt bleeds from head injury during the rugby game against the Melbourne Rebels in Melbourne
British and Irish Lions player Barritt bleeds from head injury during the rugby game against the Melbourne Rebels in Melbourne

British and Irish Lions player Bradley Barritt bleeds from a head injury during the rugby game against the Melbourne Rebels in Melbourne June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Brandon Malone (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT RUGBY)