Sports medicine

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor, is taking a step toward resolving one of four criminal cases against him in Michigan. Nassar is due in federal court Tuesday, July 11, to plead guilty to child pornography charges. It’s separate from sexual assault charges involving women and girls who said they were molested when they sought treatment for gymnastics injuries. (Robert Killips/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
July 11, 2017 - 7:32 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former sports doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics is taking a step toward resolving one of four criminal cases against him in Michigan. Dr. Larry Nassar is due in federal court Tuesday to plead guilty to child pornography charges. It's separate from...
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July 11, 2017 - 1:07 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former sports doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics is taking a step toward resolving one of four criminal cases against him in Michigan. Dr. Larry Nassar is due in federal court Tuesday to plead guilty to child pornography charges. It's separate from...
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July 10, 2017 - 3:58 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women and girls plans to plead guilty to unrelated charges of possession of child pornography. A court document shows that Dr. Larry Nassar is due in federal court...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing, in Lansing, Mich. The longtime sports doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics has been ordered to stand trial on charges alleging he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they sought treatment for injuries. Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his decision Friday, June 23 in Mason, Mich., after hearing testimony from the gymnasts and watching a police interview of the doctor. (Robert Killips /Lansing State Journal via AP)
June 23, 2017 - 1:51 pm
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting six young gymnasts who said he molested them while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his...
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In this May, 3, 2017 photo, Mercy's Grace Canty (17) hits the stick of Cranbrook Kingswood's Angelina Wiater during a lacrosse game at the Cranbrook Kingswood School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Helmets are not a required piece of equipment worn by female high school lacrosse players. And this year, the National Federation of State High School Associations allowed the optional use of two models of headgear beyond the previously allowed padded headbands. In 2018, Florida will become the first state to mandate high school female lacrosse players wear protective equipment over their entire head. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 23, 2017 - 10:10 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Erin Foster was running toward a groundball at an indoor lacrosse game when she was pushed, sending her unprotected head into a wall. "It basically cracked my skull," the 20-year-old Ann Arbor Pioneer High School graduate recalled. "They said it was a traumatic head injury,...
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June 15, 2017 - 12:56 pm
The first two claims in the NFL's billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday, a total of $9 million in benefits. The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania overseeing the process was notified Thursday through a joint status report filed by the class and the...
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June 09, 2017 - 7:55 am
By: Robert Morgan, MD During the hot weather of the summer months, we tend to see a high number of injuries from watersports. Waterskiing, wakeboarding and other similar activities take place at high speed, meaning an incident can result in major trauma. Most injuries we see are usually either due...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, New Orleans Saints' Nick Fairley (90) watches from the bench during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. Saints coach Sean Payton said Thursday, June 8, 2017, that Fairley is seeing multiple heart specialists after one physician advised Fairley to stop playing football. Payton says he hopes Fairley can return to the Saints, but not unless the 29-year-old defensive lineman has “full confidence” that continuing to play won’t worsen a heart condition he’s had throughout his six-year NFL career. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
June 08, 2017 - 5:02 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley is seeing multiple heart specialists after one physician advised Fairley to stop playing football, Saints coach Sean Payton said Thursday. "Obviously, there's concern," Payton said. "But there isn't a final answer." Payton says he hopes...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, New Orleans Saints' Nick Fairley (90) watches from the bench during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. Saints coach Sean Payton said Thursday, June 8, 2017, that Fairley is seeing multiple heart specialists after one physician advised Fairley to stop playing football. Payton says he hopes Fairley can return to the Saints, but not unless the 29-year-old defensive lineman has “full confidence” that continuing to play won’t worsen a heart condition he’s had throughout his six-year NFL career. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
June 08, 2017 - 3:35 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley is seeing multiple heart specialists after one physician advised Fairley to stop playing football, Saints coach Sean Payton said Thursday. "Obviously, there's concern," Payton said. "But there isn't a final answer." Payton says he hopes...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, New Orleans Saints' Nick Fairley (90) watches from the bench during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. Saints coach Sean Payton said Thursday, June 8, 2017, that Fairley is seeing multiple heart specialists after one physician advised Fairley to stop playing football. Payton says he hopes Fairley can return to the Saints, but not unless the 29-year-old defensive lineman has “full confidence” that continuing to play won’t worsen a heart condition he’s had throughout his six-year NFL career. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
June 08, 2017 - 3:18 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says defensive tackle Nick Fairley is seeing multiple heart specialists after one physician advised Fairley to stop playing football. Payton says he hopes Fairley can return to the Saints, but not unless the 29-year-old defensive lineman has "full...
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