Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- The BYU student newspaper published a feature on BYU student Jake Merrell, who has developed a "smart foam" that can be placed inside a football helmet to measure the impact of each hit.
- The Richmond County (N.C.) Daily Journal talked to an area doctor about ways to get kids to report concussions.
- WJLA-TV featured the researchers at George Mason University and their saliva studies that could help to better diagnose concussions.
- Newswise reported that researchers from the University of Virginia will track more than 130 athletes from the school for head injury studies.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor