Tuesday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- A USA Today investigation reported that the Federal government is promoting artificial turf as safe despite health concerns.
- WWBT-TV in Richmond, Virginia, featured local inventor Allen Bancroft, who created the Noggin Loc, which is designed to keep the chin strap from inadvertently popping off football helmets.
- Cape Gazette in Delaware reported on how BayHealth is focusing on sports concussions during Brain Injury Awareness Month.
- The Charleston (South Carolina) Post-Courier reported on treatments using patient-derived platelets and stem cells and how they are becoming an emerging tool for treating sports injuries.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor