New research at the University of Saskatchewan could make concussion testing as easy as donating blood. Changiz Taghibiglou, an assistant professor in the department of pharmacology, is developing a simple blood test that could determine if someone has a concussion within a matter of minutes.
This past November I lost my brother Lyndon Kenny to suicide. Lyndon was a very good hockey player. He was drafted by the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League and he was not only a highly-skilled defenceman and strong skater, but also the toughest person I have ever known. His final wish came in the
In January of last year, Sidney Crosby — the undeniable face of the NHL — was concussed during a hockey game, calling athlete safety in hockey into question. Rising concerns about concussions among children playing in youth hockey leagues has led to some ideas for reform — chiefly, raising the checking age.