sports injuries

Should Cheerleading be a Sport?

[caption id="attachment_3227" align="alignright" width="250"] Photo courtesy of American Academy of Pediatrics.[/caption] The American Medical Association has announced that cheerleading should be considered a sport to help mitigate the risk of injury. The tricks and stunts performed by competitive cheer squads have become more extreme in recent years and cheerleading is now the leading cause...

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NFL Concussion Trial to Resume

A massive lawsuit brought against the NFL by more than 4,000 players will be back in court next week. Professional football players and, in some cases, their surviving families claim the NFL knew about and conspired to hide the dangers associated with concussions, including increased risk of dementia, depression, and suicide. In a motion...

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