Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- WBZ-TV in Boston looked at area schools that are using football helmets which don't rate high in the Virginia Tech STAR ratings.
- WLUC-TV in Negaunee, Mich., reported how Northern Michigan University is combatting drug use in college sports.
- The Chicago Sun-Times reported on how Highland Park student athletes are taking baseline concussion testing.
- The Staten Island Advance wrote about how one high school football player's death has sparked calls for medical officials to be present at every high school practice in the New York borough.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor