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  • NFL agrees to revise concussion settlement

    The Sports Xchange NFL agrees to revise concussion settlement The NFL and former players suing the league for past head trauma announced Wednesday that the previous $765 million settlement was revised and payments to players will be uncapped. The...
  • Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been

    Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been
    Just a few years ago, this probably wouldn't have been worth mentioning: Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, a six-term incumbent with a strong conservative record who had ceaselessly brought home the bacon for his state, defeated a Republican primary...
  • NFL agrees to eliminate cap on player payments in concussion lawsuit

    June 25 (Reuters) — The National Football League has agreed to remove a $675 million ceiling it had placed on payments to former players who were part of a groundbreaking lawsuit over concussions suffered on the field, it said on Wednesday. The...
  • California lawmakers OK bill limiting high school football practices

    California lawmakers OK bill limiting high school football practices
    California lawmakers on Thursday approved legislation that restricts football practices in an attempt to reduce concussions and brain injuries to student athletes. The Senate sent Gov. Jerry Brown the measure that would prohibit high school and middle...
  • Steinberg: Urgent need To protect high school football players from brain injury

    After holding six conferences with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon on athletic concussions from 1995 to 2008 I have called them a ticking time bomb and undiagnosed health epidemic. I had a crisis of conscience in representing hundreds of NFL players...
  • Why you need long-term care insurance and tips on buying it

    Why you need long-term care insurance and tips on buying it
    Maria Mascone's mom had dementia, and she spent her final six years in an assisted living facility. The cost of the facility ran about $3,000 a month. Mascone says her dad left behind a sizable nest egg, and eventually the sale of her parents' home...
  • Feedback: Living Here, Medicaid fraud, Flag Day, stormwater and more

    •Ed, Poquoson: I liked this year's version of Living Here better than most except it's worth mentioning that our NASA Langley managed the first successful spacecraft to land on Mars (Viking) and still the only one to search for evidence for life...
  • Cedarbrook nursing home struggling to attract residents

    Cedarbrook nursing home struggling to attract residents
    The accommodations at Cedarbrook nursing home are far from luxurious. Residents live three or four to a room and make trips down the hall to communal bathrooms, where a curtain at each stall protects their privacy. Officials concede that Lehigh County-...
  • Death at St. Luke's highlights security challenge for hospitals

    Death at St. Luke's highlights security challenge for hospitals
    On June 4, a so-called "never event" — a medical error that health-care quality experts say should not occur — did indeed happen at St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill. That day, Jonathan Hanchick, a 26-year-old Bethlehem...
  • University of Tennessee seeks court order to keep information about Pat Summitt out of lawsuit

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. The University of Tennessee filed for a protective order Friday in district court, forbidding discovery of information related to former Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt's illness and circumstances surrounding her decision to retire as coach....
  • Donald Sterling threatened witnesses, Shelly Sterling claims in court

    Donald Sterling threatened witnesses, Shelly Sterling claims in court
    Clippers owner Donald Sterling threatened to "take out" a lawyer representing his wife and left voicemail messages excoriating two doctors who declared him mentally incapacitated, according to records filed Thursday in a Los Angeles court. Attorneys for...