Friday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- Buccaneers.com reported that retired Marine Joshua Frey on Thursday gave Tampa Bay's Jason Licht one of his Purple Heart medals for the general manager's work with wounded warriors.
- Angus Reid, a former center for the B.C. Lions, wrote in his weekly column for the Vancouver Province that proper tackling form can prevent concussions. He talked about good and bad examples of safe tackling on his former team.
- The Lodi Sentinel reported that area high school football coaches believe the new California law that limits full-contact practices will put their players at risk.
- WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Va., reported on how head injuries are under the microscope as high school football practice begins.
- WTAJ-TV in Altoon, Pa., looked at how the NCAA's concussion settlement also allowed the organization to set new concussion guidelines.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor