Pennsylvania Tackles Brain Injuries In Student Athletes

The governor of Pennsylvania recently signed into law a bill that will help prevent concussions during high school athletic events. The Safety in Youth Sports Act was signed into law on Nov. 9 by Gov. Tom Corbett. The law is said to help lower the occurrence of traumatic brain injuries in student athletes. Sadly, traumatic […]

75 Former Players Reportedly Sue Nfl Over Brain Injuries

Earlier this week we discussed how devastating brain injuries can be and how it was recently reported that a traumatic brain injury (TBI) diagnosis even doubles the risk of dementia later on in life. Additionally, it has been proven that severe or multiple head injuries can lead to memory loss and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). […]

Pennsylvania Motorcycle Helmet Law Could Return

At one point in time it was illegal to ride a motorcycle in Pennsylvania without a helmet. The law, after motorcycle enthusiasts fought tooth and nail, was repealed in 2003; however, a state lawmaker from the western Pennsylvania hopes to revive it. The representative is expected to reintroduce the bill, officially known as House Bill […]