Partnership Offers Drivers Online Cognitive Test to Improve Road Safety

NEWS RELEASE - October 25, 2012

Two leaders in road safety today announced a joint partnership to offer drivers an innovative approach to improving their driving skills. I DRIVE SAFELY and the Hemisphere Centre for Mental Health and Wellness are combining online cognitive testing, and online driver training courses to improve road safety across North America. click here to read the article

Canadians of All Ages Urged to Get Mental Health Checkup

NEWS RELEASE - April 23, 2012

Canadians must be far more proactive to protect their mental health, according to a University of Toronto professor, who believes that cognitive testing is an important component in maintaining a healthy well being at any age. click here to read the article.

Fistfights might put NHLers at risk of brain disease

Angela Mulholland,

A lifetime of hockey fighting may have contributed to the death of NHLer Derek Boogaard, but it's important not to over-interpret tests that show the enforcer had the neurodegenerative disease CTE. click here to read the article

Online concussion library a one-stop resource
for information, research

Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press

A Canadian doctor has developed a one-stop online resource aimed at educating the public about concussion and providing a comprehensive catalogue of research about the sports-related brain injury. click here to read the article

Headaches common in kids months after brain injury

Kerry Grens, Reuters

Kids who have a concussion or other traumatic brain injury are more likely to develop headaches for up to a year afterward than children who have had a bodily injury, according to a new study. click here to read the article

Penguins decide to sit Crosby down for two games
after hit against Bruins

Alan Robinson, The Canadian Press

Just the news the Pittsburgh Penguins dreaded — Sidney Crosby is back on the sidelines. click here to read the article