Injuries

May 05, 2018 - 8:01 am
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — PTer for Saturday, May 5 A re-enactor and retired emergency medical technician will teach visitors about the treatment of wounds during the Civil War during an event at the CSS Neuse Museum in Kinston. Historians say that of the approximately 620,000 soldier deaths during the...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the University of Wisconsin, testifies before a Illinois House Mental Health Committee hearing in Springfield, Ill., on House Bill 4341, which would ban tackle football for kids under 12 years of age. Borland was illustrating how repetitive sub-concussive hits that begin when children play impact sports can be as dangerous as a single hit that results in a concussion. Democratic state Rep. Carol Sente, third from right, the sponsor of the proposal told The Associated Press Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the measure lacks the votes to pass this session. (Rich Saal//The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 5:18 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A proposal aimed at delaying the effects of helmet-banging head trauma by banning Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football lacks the votes this spring, its sponsor said Wednesday. Rep. Carol Sente said parents and taxpayers "need more time to absorb...
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April 14, 2018 - 5:17 pm
TROUTMAN, N.C. (AP) — At least three visitors to a private zoo in North Carolina are receiving emergency treatment after a large tree toppled in windy conditions onto a passing sightseeing wagon. It happened Saturday afternoon at Zootastic Park near Troutman, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of...
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Israeli soldiers are seen as Palestinian demonstrators protest at the Israel Gaza border, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
April 13, 2018 - 11:12 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the situation along the Israeli-Gaza border (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Gaza's Health Ministry says 528 Palestinians have been wounded in a mass protest on the territory's border with Israel, including 122 protesters wounded by live Israeli army fire. The...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center, lies not he court after an injury during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 29, 2018 - 10:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid will need surgery on an orbital fracture of his left eye and he has a concussion. There was no timetable Thursday on how long Embiid would be sidelined. The 76ers are set to play Friday in Atlanta and Sunday in Charlotte. Embiid...
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This photo released by the Syrian Red Crescent shows a convoy of vehicles of the Syrian Red Crescent arriving to Douma, eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Monday, March. 5, 2018. Desperate for food and medicine, Syrian civilians in the war-ravaged eastern suburbs of Damascus hoped for relief Monday as a 46-truck aid convoy began entering the rebel stronghold, the first such shipment in months. (Syrian Red Crescent via AP)
March 05, 2018 - 2:03 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.N. convoy carrying desperately needed food and medicine to besieged civilians entered the war-ravaged eastern suburbs of Damascus on Monday, but aid agencies said Syrian authorities blocked the delivery of some of the health supplies, including trauma and surgical kits and insulin...
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February 11, 2018 - 11:13 am
GASTON, N.C. (AP) — A man and two children are being treated for smoke inhalation and burns after a fire gutted a North Carolina home. Gaston Volunteer Fire Department issued a news release saying the fire Friday caused heavy damage. A 21-year-old man and two girls, ages 3 and 2, were rushed to the...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) warms up during a practice Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Patriots are scheduled to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 01, 2018 - 7:23 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared from the concussion protocol and will play in Sunday's Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles. Gronkowski participated fully in practice on Thursday. Defensive lineman Deatrich Wise also practiced after being cleared...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017 file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks on the field after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. The NFL and the Players Association announced the Panthers correctly followed concussion protocol guidelines when handling Newton’s injury during a first-round playoff loss to the Saints. The league released a statement Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, saying it reviewed game footage and medical reports, as well as statements and interviews with Newton and coach Ron Rivera, before making its determination that “there was no protocol violation.” (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
January 24, 2018 - 10:19 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers will not be punished for their handling of Cam Newton's injury during a playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints on Jan. 7. The NFL and the Players Association announced Wednesday that Carolina's medical staff correctly followed concussion protocol guidelines. The...
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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center left, shakes hands with Gov. Phil Murphy, center right, after Murphy gave his address after being sworn in as governor during his inauguration, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 17, 2018 - 12:43 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a leg. Christie is the first elected New Jersey governor in more than two decades to not suffer a broken leg while in office. —JON CORZINE: The Democrat...
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