Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- WCAU-TV in Philadelphia looked at what area schools are using helmets that don't meet Virginia Tech STAR ratings standards.
- The Huntsville Item reported on how athletic trainers provide support for area high school football teams.
- The Maryland Gazette reported on how Montgomery County has placed athletic trainers in all 25 public high schools in the district.
- The Jamestown (North Dakota) Sun reported how schools' preparedness for concussions varies in the region.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor