Tuesday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- NFL.com featured Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard during his return to his roots in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. He and his brother Yvenson have spent time recently trying to help earthquake victims.
- ESPN's NFL Nation reported in its Inside Slant blog on the developments and changes in football helmets, looking at the inroads made by motorsports helmet maker Bill Simpson. National sales manager Ashlee Quintero discussed how the new SG helmet that is passing a number of stress tests.
- Dr. Mehmet Oz wrote in his syndicated weekly column that the NFL is testing to detect tau proteins in brains.
- USA Today looked at the recent study that used University of Rochester football players to show long-term damage from repeated hits.
- Helio reported on a study that suggested surgery should be avoided on Grade III AC joint injuries on shoulders.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor