Uncategorized

October 28, 2011

Pittsburgh’s ‘Concussion Town Huddle’ Postponed – But Not Concussion Inc.’s!

A program entitled “Town Huddle: Concussions in Sports” was scheduled to be held next Tuesday at the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum in Pittsburgh. The event (co-sponsored […]
October 30, 2011

What Was San Diego Chargers’ Kris Dielman Doing on an Airplane in the First Place?

The National Football League is “investigating” the incident involving Kris Dielman, the San Diego Chargers’ offensive guard. Super. In New Jersey last Sunday, Dielman played through […]
October 30, 2011

‘How Federal Tax Dollars Rigged Sports Concussion Research’ (full text)

[originally published 10/26/11 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/How_Federal_Tax_Dollars_Rigged_Sports_Concussion_Research_9636.html]   Led by Tom Udall of New Mexico, who evidently thinks bashing the Riddell Revolution football helmet video on YouTube is […]
October 31, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Joseph Maroon – Given a Pass at Concussion Hearing – Was a Campaign Contributor to Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller

The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee – which twice failed to mention Dr. Joseph Maroon by name at obvious junctures of its October 19 hearing […]
November 1, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: ImPACT and UPMC Tell Docs and Schools Baseline Testing Is ‘Not Necessary’

In a finding that exposes just how aggressively, misleadingly, and perniciously ImPACT concussion management software is being marketed, Concussion Inc. has uncovered ImPACT and University of […]
November 1, 2011

Dr. Joseph Maroon Still on ‘Sports Brain Guard’ Website. So Are Kevin Guskiewicz and Julian Bailes. With or Without Permission?

An alert reader points out that Dr. Joseph Maroon is still an endorser at the website of Sports Brain Guard, though his presence there is less […]
November 2, 2011

More on Kris Dielman, ‘Independent Neurologists,’ Etc.

Mike Florio of NBC Sports’ Pro Football Watch is doing some good work on the story of Kris Dielman – the San Diego Charger who played […]
November 2, 2011

Paging NIH Director and His FOIA Guy For a Response to Request for ImPACT Founder Mark Lovell’s $2 Million in Federal Grant Applications

Except for the fact that public servants are being rude to a polite citizen’s inquiry – and, believe it or not, your humble blogger is not […]
November 5, 2011

‘DUERSON’ by Irvin Muchnick, First Ebook Short From Concussion Inc., Now on Amazon Kindle

In the first ebook short release from the Concussion Inc. imprint, author Irvin Muchnick presents exclusive new information on the February 2011  suicide of former pro […]