Thursday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- Reuters reported on an Oregon State poll that said injury prevention programs are unpopular with high school coaches with only 10 percent of them implementing the proper programs.
- 49ers.com honored former San Francisco running back J.D. Smith, who also served in the Korean War. He passed away last week at 83.
- NorthJersey.com reported that doctors at two New Jersey hospitals see the need for a proposal to track concussions nationally.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor