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Balanced reporting of sports head injuries

A group of more than 60 leading international neuroscientists, including Mark Herceg, PhD, a neuropsychologist at Northwell Health’s Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, NY, and a member of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, published a correspondence today in The Lancet Neurology, asking for balance when reporting on sports-related …

Human enhancement: Is it good for society?

Human enhancement technologies are opening up tremendous new possibilities. But they’re also raising important questions about what it means to be human, and what is good or bad for our individual and collective well-being. These technologies are currently geared towards upgrading or restoring physical and psychological abilities for …

How Netflix’s High Flying Bird Upends the Conventions of the Sports Movie

There’s no game-winning miracle dunk in High Flying Bird, a new basketball film from Steven Soderbergh that arrived on Netflix on Friday. There’s no training montage, rousing halftime speech or pint-sized surprise hero, either. Instead, the film is driven by backroom machinations, Sorkin-esque walk-and-talks and tense face-offs over cups of tea. But while the …

Delhi Government Launches Bike Ambulance Services

To ensure timely health assistance in traffic-congested areas and small lanes, the Delhi government on Thursday launched bike ambulance services. The bikes, to be known as the First Responder Vehicles, will have a portable oxygen cylinder, first aid kit and dressing materials, air-splints, GPS and communication device, among …

Butte Sports Hall of Fame introduces 2019 class

BUTTE — The 2019 Butte Sports Hall of Fame class was introduced by chairman Bill Foley at the Butte Civic Center on Tuesday. This class included nine individuals and four teams from the Mining City’s rich sports history. Among some of the individuals going in are former University of Montana football …

A ‘cold’ or ‘hot’ society?

When I was in college, we had a debate competition and the topic was, ‘Are traditions a hindrance to progress’? It sent us teenagers scurrying to research on the traditions of our country. That was several years ago when traditions were by and large not questioned, but it …