Tentative settlement reached in NHL concussion lawsuit

Sports 11/12/18, 12:07

The NHL and attorneys for retired players announced a tentative settlement Monday in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries.The lawsuit, consolidated in federal court in Minnesota and by far the largest facing the league, involves more than 100 former players who accused the ...

Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says

U.S. 10/29/18, 11:06

Gun injuries, including many from assaults, sent 75,000 U.S. children and teens to emergency rooms over nine years at a cost of almost $3 billion, a first-of-its-kind study found.Researchers called it the first nationally representative study on ER visits for gun injuries among U.S. kids. They found that more than ...

Texas requires large schools to report player concussions

Sports 10/23/18, 15:58

Texas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's biggest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes.The University Interscholastic League, Texas' governing body for public high school sports, on Monday ordered the schools to submit ...

2 students suffer burns in chem accident at NYC high school

New York 10/05/18, 17:15

Two teenage girls have suffered burns in a chemistry experiment at a New York City high school.The accident happened shortly after 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Bronx International High School.WABC-TV reports that the two students suffered burns to their faces, arms and hands when vapors from a bottle of alcohol ...

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