Study: Greater Risk For Head Injuries In Cities With Bike Share ProgramsThe next time you're thinking about renting a Nice Ride bike, you may want to bring a helmet.
Woman Hit, Dragged By Truck Near Lake Calhoun ID’dThe woman stuck and dragged by a commercial truck near Lake Calhoun Wednesday is in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center. According to Minneapolis Police, 25-year-old Caitlan Christine Barton was trying to walk across West Lake Street on a green light, when she was hit by a truck. The driver, whose vehicle was initially next to Barton as they waited at the red light, began to turn onto Lake Street from West Market Plaza while Barton began walking.
Study: Pro Athletes' Brain Injuries Could Now Receive Early TreatmentA new study is looking into the effects of concussions and brain injuries in former professional football players.
Youth Football Numbers Fall As Concussion Fears RiseConcussions and head injures have become such a concern for some parents that they are encouraging their kids not to try out for football.
If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 8/31Didn’t get a chance to watch WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the action covered for you right here. Check out the videos below.
Head Injury Awareness On The Rise In Youth FootballConcussions from playing football have become a growing concern at all levels of play, but especially in younger players. Kids can join tackle football leagues as early as in the third grade.
MN Doctor To Study Spike In Sports ConcussionsA Twin Cities researcher is getting federal funding to study concussions.
Bill Could Help Young Athletes Who Suffer ConcussionsIf a student returns to play too soon after suffering a concussion, there are growing concerns that it could cause permanent brain injury, even death. So, Minnesota lawmakers are talking about a concussion law for student athletes.