Thursday's health and safety news from the world of sports:
- The NFL Alumni Association announced its members will have access to deeply discounted health care, products and services after reaching an agreement with health-care provider Maximized Living.
- The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review profiled former NFL star LaVar Arrington, who has been working with his old high school in introducing practice equipment from his Xtreme Procision company.
- Riddell and TGen announced they have partnered with the Arizona State football team for a genetic study of concussion detection and research.
- A Forbes column speculated if the concussion lawsuit against the NCAA will be the next one to be settled.
- The Santa Maria (Calif.) Sun looked at how its community football teams are using the ImPACT program.
- The Lubbock Independent School District's sports medicine director told EverythingLubbock.com that the district is prepared for concussions.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor