Thursday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- USA Today Sports interviewedSeattle Seahawks defensive back Brandon Browner, who was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after testing positive for marijuana. He said it was unfair for the league to count as an additional offense any drug tests he missed while he was out of the league and playing football in Canada.
- CBC/Radio-Canada discovered that the main youth football organizations in Quebec don't track head injuries.
- The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported on councilmember Stephen Levin, who said he will introduce the Youth Football Act to the New York City. The act would require a doctor and trainer at youth games and practices.
- WXIN-TV in Indianapolis followed up on the pending legislation in Indiana to require concussion awareness by coaches.
- KRIV-TV in Houston reported on the Houston concussion center that received a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
- The Norwalk Daily Voice previewed a youth sports concussion summit at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford.
- The Southeast Missourian wrote that trainers and school officials in the area are learning to deal with youth athlete concussions.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor