Day: September 25, 2017

Hundreds require medical attention during steamy Montreal half-marathon

Almost 900 people received medical attention as 10-kilometre and half-marathon events took place in Montreal under blazing heat, the event’s medical co-ordinator said Sunday. The shorter events were still held even after organizers of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon cancelled the full 42.2-kilometre run due to concerns […]

Younger start in tackle football linked to higher risk of behaviour, mood problems

Boys who start playing tackle football before their 12th birthday may be at sharply increased risk of behavioural and mood problems later in life compared with peers who hit the gridiron later, according to a recent U.S. study.   Among former professional, college and high school football players, those with earlier exposure […]