BRAIN DAMAGE

NFL Player Concussions Up 30% in 2015

Injury data released by the National Football League show that player concussions have increased by 30 percent in the last year. According to the league’s numbers, total concussion incidents jumped to 271 in 2015, up from 206 in 2014 in preseason and regular-season practices and games. Most of those were caused by collisions with other players’ helmets, the document shows.