Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of sports:
- The Miami County Republic in St. Joseph, Mo., looked at some area high school football teams that are using the Guardian Cap.
- The Connection Newspapers in Virginia reported on a Herndon concussion symposium that included former NFL player John Stufflebeem.
- The Quincy Patriot Ledger published an op-ed that said football concussions must be taken seriously.
- The Associated Press in Wisconsin reported that changes could be coming in the state's concussion law.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor