A new study in Circulation has resurrected the controversy on whether, and when, to screen young athletes for potentially lethal heart conditions. While a tough call, too much screening will do no one any good, especially athletes.
There has been a lot of talk in sports news today about whether Michael Vick, the latest quarterback for the New York Jets, should have been allowed to return to Sunday s game against the Chiefs shortly after being helped off with a head injury. Although he apparently passed concussion tests, he said after the game that he felt dizzy a concussion symptom. Yet he still passed the tests.