Head Injuries

Wide receiver Steve Smith #2 of the USC Trojans makes a 10 yard reception tackled by Bernard Hicks #2 of the California Golden Bears during the game held on November 18, 2006 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Former Cal Football Player Sues University Over Head Injuries

A former player on the Cal Bears football team is suing the university over concussions he sustained on the field.



SF Pedestrian Severely Injured In Mission District Hit-And-Run

A pedestrian remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a pre-dawn hit-and-run crash in the Mission District on Thursday, according to San Francisco police.


Deon Grant of the New York Giants is tended to by the Giants medical training staff. (Nick Laham/Getty Images)

SF 49ers Co-Owner Lauds New Technology Aimed At Limiting Concussions

Speaking at the Commonwealth Club, Dr. John York said the league hopes to have new technology in place by the beginning of next year.


High school football

Group Launches Statewide Effort To Prevent Head Injuries Among Young Athletes

This comes as high school football season is getting set to begin in and around the Bay Area.


Albert Bartal (CDF Local 2881)

San Francisco Hit-And-Run Leaves Firefighter In Critical Condition

A Cal Fire firefighter was in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital after being run over by a car following an early morning altercation on Thanksgiving Day.


Brain scan, MRI. (AP)

KCBS In Depth: Concussions And Other Brain Injuries

An interview with UCSF Neurosurgeon Mitchel Berger on the growing concerns over concussions and other head injuries in both professional and youth sports.


Brain scan, MRI. (AP)

Nationwide Campaign On Brain Injuries Makes Stop In South Bay

A nationwide tour stopped at a South Bay high school on Tuesday to discuss growing safety concerns over concussions and head injuries.