Tackle Football Before Age 12 Can Cause Brain Damage, Study SaysOne of the authors of the study says eliminating tackling in youth football would be a major step toward making the game safe, but it's not a perfect solution.
Researchers Study Sharks' Sense Of Smell, VisionIf a shark's nose was plugged, would it still be able to hunt? Some scientists say yes.
Seau Had Degenerative Brain DiseaseJunior Seau, one of the NFL's best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Study Links Contact Sports And Brain DamageResearchers at Boston University have found evidence that years of blows to the head in football and other sports leads to a distinct pattern of brain damage can eventually turn into dementia.
Florida's Oldest Person Dies At 112Onie Ponder, Florida's oldest resident and one of the oldest people in the world, has died, her son said Saturday. She was 112. Ponder died Friday morning at an Ocala hospice after a brief bout with pneumonia.