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January 26, 2012

Slate: ‘ImPACT Is a Huge Scam’

The second title of the Concussion Inc. ebook shorts series, UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero, is now available for $1.49 on Amazon Kindle, http://amzn.to/A0HQ2g, or as […]
January 26, 2012

ImPACT / UPMC Flashback: Complete Coverage of the October Senate Commerce Committee Hearing

At Commerce Committee Hearing, Senator Udall Whiffs on Dr. Maroon’s Quackery and Distorts the Record on Dave Duerson   ImPACT Is a Sleazily Promoted ‘Anti-Concussion Product.’ […]
January 27, 2012

Will ESPN’s ‘Outside the Lines’ Just Recycle the Boilerplate Riddell Helmet Story? Or Will They Nail UPMC and Dr. Maroon?

ESPN’s sporadically excellent investigative series, Outside the Lines, is advertising a piece on Sunday’s edition (9 a.m. Eastern time) about Senator Tom Udall and the Federal […]
January 29, 2012

Sadly, ESPN Doesn’t Lay a Glove on Dr. Maroon, UPMC

ESPN’s Outside the Lines today aired its Peter Keating-reported investigation of Riddell helmets. You can view the segment at http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=7502903. The piece disappointed me. Yes, it’s […]
January 30, 2012

George Visger’s ‘OUT OF MY HEAD: My Life In and Out of Football’ Is Third Title in Concussion Inc. Ebook Series

The Concussion Inc. ebook imprint is proud to announce the publication of OUT OF MY HEAD: My Life In and Out of Football by George Visger. […]
February 1, 2012

From the People Who Brought You nflhealthandsafety.com: The Super Bowl Player Safety Ad!

Stefan Fatsis, with whom I haven’t always agreed, has a hell of a strong post in his latest contribution to the Slate-Deadspin NFL Roundtable – a […]
February 1, 2012

Concussion Inc. Flashback: Watch Dr. Joe (“nflhealthandsafety.com”) Maroon Perform the Perfect Neurological Exam!

(The second title of the Concussion Inc. ebook shorts series, UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero, is now available for $1.49 on Amazon Kindle, http://amzn.to/A0HQ2g, or as […]
February 2, 2012

Cantu and Nowinski Promise NFL-Blessed ‘Bold Initiative to Prevent Repetitive Brain Trauma.’ Hmmm …

Tomorrow in my Beyond Chron pre-Super Bowl column, I’ll analyze the National Football League’s super-slick public relations offensive on the concussion issue. My piece will be […]
February 3, 2012

‘Super Bowl Special: NFL PR Tests Whether Best Defense Is a Good Offense’ … today at Beyond Chron

by Irvin Muchnick In our new ebook OUT OF MY HEAD: My Life In and Out of Football, George Visger, a member of the San Francisco […]