TBI’s, Personality Change, and Marriage

Traumatic brain injury can profoundly change the injured in personality and temperament, as well as physically and cognitively. Spouses bear the brunt of these changes to the point many feel like they’re living with a stranger. Two experts and the spouse of a TBI victim discuss the many ways life changes after an injury and what can help to get them through the ordeal.

Superstitions in Sports

Professional athletes are among the most superstitious of all people. While we may be tempted to think these rituals have no effect on performance, psychologists say that if an athlete believes it helps, then it actually does. Experts explain how superstitions work in sports and in life.

18-33 Segment 2: Baseball Pitchers and Arm Injuries

Major League Baseball teams spend $1.7 billion annually on pitchers, yet it is an extremely risky investment. Teams haven't figured out how to prevent all-too-frequent arm injuries, which are now filtering down to children as well. A journalist who investigated the science of pitching injuries explains.

Medical Notes 17-17

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 23.

high school football players line up

16-44 Segment 2: Concussions and Camaraderie

A well known sportswriter and parent shares the red flags he saw as well as the benefits of playing youth football.