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July 27, 2011

Sports Fans Coalition’s ‘Agenda’ Doesn’t Say One Word About Public Health

Brian Frederick, executive director of the Sports Fans Coalition, is mad at me for calling out the group on its failure to raise a peep about […]
July 28, 2011

‘Baseline’ Neurocognitive Gimmickry Is Nothing More Than ‘Teaching to the Concussion Test’

As the old NPR comedy radio segment “Dr. Science” used to demonstrate, you don’t need “a master’s degree in science” on your resume in order to […]
July 29, 2011

Mainstream Media Pick Up Criticism of Concussion Management Software – But New York Times Remains Missing in Action

“You have some nerve [criticizing The New York Times].” Alan Schwarz, reporter, The New York Times   “NYT has led [coverage of the concussion story] for […]
July 29, 2011

‘NFL Fans Should Worry About More Than One Kind of “Blackout”‘ (full text)

[originally published July 26 at Beyond Chron, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/NFL_Fans_Should_Worry_About_More_Than_One_Kind_of_Blackout__9373.html]   by Irvin Muchnick When the National Football League and its players announced that the lockout was over, […]
July 31, 2011

‘Five Keys to the Upcoming NFL (Concussion) Season’ … Monday at Beyond Chron

July 31, 2011

Hollywood Stuntwoman Activist’s Fight With the Screen Actors Guild

Leslie Hoffman, a former Hollywood stuntwoman who at one time was the first female of her job classification on the board of directors of the Screen […]
August 1, 2011

‘Five Keys to the Upcoming NFL (Concussion) Season’ … today at Beyond Chron

No offense to Nnamdi Asomugha, who they tell me is a shutdown cornerback, but it’s not clear if 1,000 people in the world could pick him […]
August 2, 2011

Beyond Beyond Chron: San Francisco Chronicle on the Concussion Case

I write a lot for Beyond Chron, whose raison d’être is ripping the San Francisco Chronicle. So I feel duty-bound to point out that the Chronicle, […]
August 2, 2011

New York Times’ Alan Schwarz Moves From Concussion Beat to National Education Reporter – Promotion or Exile?

In my Beyond Chron piece yesterday, I noted that Alan Schwarz, The New York Times’ concussion reporter, seems to have been taken off the beat. And […]