Tuesday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- A study presented to the American Academy of Neurology released Monday said that many helmets still in use today were not properly made to protect players from concussions on hits from the side of the head.
- KENS-TV in San Antonio reported that football helmet safety is being scrutinized by Texas school districts.
- KING-TV in Seattle reported that Seattle Children's Hospital is seeing an increase in overuse injuries by in young athletes.
Editor's note: A link to a MomsTeam.com report was incorrectly packaged with the lead item in this post. That link has been deleted.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor