Just How Safe Is Youth Football For Your Kid?A hit to the head is never a good thing, but how much worse are repeated collisions that place in youth football? A new study takes a look.
When Your Child Suffers A ConcussionA concussion is a scary thing, especially when it’s your child who suffers one. But a new study offers some advice for parents of children who have suffered a head injury. As CBS4’s Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the emphasis should be on the return to the classroom more than the playing field.
Wes Welker Isn't Holding Back At AllAnyone who thought Wes Welker was going to hold back following his third concussion in nine months was mistaken.
Welker's Return Brings More Concussion QuestionsWes Welker's receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there's another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months.
It's Not Simply Getting Your 'Bell Rung'There is quite a bit more than a "smack in the head" when it comes to concussions and traumatic brain injuries. We probably have learned more about these injuries within the past five years than we had known in the past 50. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what you need to know about concussions.
Texas Researcher Developing Concussion PillConcussions are common injuries among contact sports and battlefield soldiers. Now researchers are developing a drug that could protect the brain from injury.
Welker Returns To Practice FieldWes Welker returned to practice Monday for the first time since sustaining a concussion in an Aug. 23 preseason game against the Houston Texans.
Broncos' Wes Welker Suffers Concussion In Saturday Night's GameWes Welker is being evaluated for a possible concussion after taking a hit to the head from Houston defensive back D.J. Swearinger in a preseason game Saturday night.
Fired Up Manning Flagged For Taunting In Broncos Loss To TexansPeyton Manning and Emmanuel Sanders found their rhythm after an early miscue, connecting for two long touchdowns in the final 67 seconds of the first half of the Denver Broncos' 18-17 preseason loss to the Houston Texans on Saturday night.
Broncos Backs: Call Them The 'Three-Headed Monster'With the Broncos projected No. 1 running back out of the lineup for medical reasons this preseason, several other backs are getting a chance to strut.
NFL's Top Official: Wes Welker's Hit On Aqib Talib LegalThe NFL's officiating chief has cleared Broncos receiver Wes Welker of any wrongdoing for his hit that knocked Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib out of Sunday's AFC Championship.
What's With The Big Helmet?Wes Welker ran onto the field last week with a new--giant-- helmet. The question is: does that new design prevent concusiions. And if so, why arent all players wearing them? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at the "new" helmet.
Harvin Out For NFC ChampionshipJust like in the regular season Percy Harvin's return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.
Wes Welker's Return Helps Broncos Beat ChargersWes Welker isn't looking back at his unhappy homecoming in Foxborough in November or his six seasons with Tom Brady in New England as he prepares for the Patriots' visit to Denver next Sunday.
Welker Ruled Out Against Chargers With ConcussionWes Welker won't play Thursday night against San Diego as he recovers from his second concussion in less than a month.