Virginia football fans may have noticed the NFL's strict new rules this season regarding player concussions by taking men temporarily out of the game if one is believed to have been suffered. New research indicates that the brain injury may be more pernicious that previously thought, with the organ showing abnormalities even four months after a mild concussive event. The results also revealed a greater risk of re-injury than formerly believed, meaning that the NFL may have to watch their concussed players more closely.
Now that it is springtime in Roanoke, what better way is there to enjoy the nice weather than to head out for a nice bike ride? Many of us own bikes and love nothing more than to get out and pedal for a few hours, but recent research shows that skipping safety precautions can quickly turn a leisurely ride into a traumatic experience.