Virginia Tech’s New Youth Helmet Ratings: What They Mean For Young Athletes

Parents of football players and other athletes are understandably concerned about traumatic brain injury and a whole host of other issues. Some take solace in knowing that helmets can provide valuable protection for vulnerable young athletes. Unfortunately, not all helmets stack up. In an effort to clear up the confusion, Virginia Tech recently released a thorough collection of ratings demonstrating which helmets are the most effective. The culmination of a decade of research, these ratings could be a critical resource for parents and coaches looking to keep young athletes safe. How Were the Ratings Obtained? Virginia Tech’s team sought ratings…

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Your Safety Guide to the 2018 Super Bowl

The Super Bowl might as well be an American holiday. Millions of people from across the country will be tuning in for Sunday’s game. While it is important to have fun on Super Bowl Sunday, there are also safety risks that may be overlooked. Instances of drunk driving could increase over the weekend. Foodborne illnesses could cause you, loved ones or friends to become seriously ill. Our guide may help you avoid these hazards. Food Safety Tips for the Super Bowl The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted multiple safety tips that could reduce the chances of…

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