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Soldiers and Marines at a ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan

Terrible headaches every morning: A veteran describes the pain of the kind of combat-related brain injury Trump has repeatedly dismissed

It's been 10 years, and a former US soldier is still struggling with the troubling effects of the mild traumatic brain injury he suffered in Afghanistan.
US soldiers inspect the site where an Iranian missile hit at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq, on January 13, 2020.

Pentagon reveals 34 US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran’s missile attack

The number of injured service members is now three times higher than what was reported a week after Trump declared 'no Americans were harmed.'
"Fall baseball has gotten to be really significant," Dick's CEO Ed Stack said.

Plummeting participation in youth football is a huge opportunity for fall baseball leagues across the US, according to the CEO of Dick’s

Dick's CEO Ed Stack said that his business has observed that many parents are steering their kids away from football over the "concussion piece."
Andrew Luck shocked the NFL world when he announced his retirement on Saturday, two weeks prior to the start of the 2019-20 season.

The hardships of 11 former NFL players show why Andrew Luck’s early retirement shouldn’t come as a surprise

Andrew Luck's retirement stunned the NFL world and is now facing criticism. These 11 players show why it shouldn't come as a surprise.
The Bontrager WaveCel bicycle helmet features a collapsible cellular structure that, Trek says, crumples to absorb impact before it reaches your head.

America’s No. 1 bike company just unveiled a helmet that it says is 48 times as safe as those on the market

Trek has unveiled the Bontrager WaveCel helmet, which the company says represents the biggest advancement in protection against cycling concussions.

Ahead of the Super Bowl, Trump said he would ‘have a hard time’ letting his son Barron play football, citing safety concerns

President Donald Trump said he would "have a hard time" letting his son, Barron play football, in an interview ahead of the Super Bowl.
Tom Brady has worn the same helmet for his 18 years in the NFL, but will be forced to change his headgear next season due to new league standards in safety.

Tom Brady spotted in a new helmet as his old headgear will soon be banned due to safety concerns

Tom Brady has worn the same helmet for his 18 years in the NFL, but will be forced to change his headgear next season due to new league standards in safety.
Chris Borland in his lone NFL season.

NFL player who retired at age 24 over head-injury concerns says it’s easy to cheat the concussion protocol

Chris Borland is one of many figures to say the NFL concussion protocol is easy for players to work around.
Brett Favre appearing on Megyn Kelly TODAY to discuss concussions.

Brett Favre believes he had ‘probably thousands’ of concussions, and now calls the uncertainty of his future mental health ‘very sca...

And Brett Favre is currently experiencing short term memory problems, which he fears may be early signs of CTE.
Mark Rypien in the midst of his revealing interview.

Former Super Bowl MVP attempted suicide, and he blames concussions

Mark Rypien is speaking out about the "complex stew" of mental health problems he has dealt with after football, as well as his feelings towards the NFL.