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2014-03-26 08:25:31

LOWELL, Mass., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenith, LLC ("Xenith"), based in Lowell, Massachusetts, announced that it has become "An Authorized Supplier of Helmets to the NFL". Xenith football helmet technology has been on the field since 2009 at all levels of play and a growing number of NFL players have chosen to wear Xenith helmets. With the designation as "An Authorized Supplier of Helmets to the NFL," Xenith will continue to offer NFL players its helmets, including new X2E...

2014-03-25 23:02:27

Los Angeles Jury Finds Helmet Maker Not Responsible for Football Player's Injury Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The law firm of Yukevich | Cavanaugh is pleased to announce a full defense verdict obtained on behalf of its client, Riddell, Inc. The unanimous verdict was reached on Thursday, March 20, 2014 and comes on the heels of a four week trial, brought by a 21-year old former player who claimed a Riddell helmet failed to protect him from severe brain damage during a...

2014-03-05 23:29:59

Impakt Protective is pleased to announce two important partnerships with offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif as a player endorser and neurosurgeon Julian Bailes MD as an advisory board member for the Shockbox helmet sensor technology. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As the number 1 ranked prospect for the 2014 CFL draft, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has also been courted by over 25 NFL teams. The 6'5" and 315lb offensive lineman recently posted an impressive 37 reps in the...

2014-03-04 16:21:13

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the world, motorcycles are a major contributor to road crashes that involve deaths and serious injuries. In response, many US states and foreign countries have enacted motorcycle helmet laws. Although a review of the scientific literature shows that wearing helmets has led to a marked decrease in the number of rider deaths and injuries, few studies have addressed the role played by different types of helmets in...

2014-02-26 23:25:29

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now representing football players in head injury cases with claims related to injuries sustained during their playing days. The announcement comes on the heels of a recent study that found that certain types of helmets are over 50% more effective at preventing concussions than others. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Flood Law Group announced today that they are now representing current and former football players in head injury...

2014-02-24 16:23:38

UNCAP enables MLB catchers and base coaches to wear New Era team caps on-field once again GLEN MILLS, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection, is unveiling its latest innovation in head protection for baseball - the Unequal UNCAP((TM)) - to MLB(®) players and equipment managers at spring training. The UNCAP, which is lightweight, aerodynamic protection designed for catchers and base coaches, fits...

2014-02-19 23:27:32

All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing their new deal with Cairns Fire Helmets and Rescue Helmets. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Since 2001, All Hands Fire Equipment has been a supplier of fire and rescue equipment to First Responders in the United States. Consistent with a business model of offering premier products at competitive prices, All Hands Fire Equipment was recently named as an authorized dealer for one of the oldest and most recognized personal protective...

Modern Football Helmets Don't Adequately Prevent Concussions: Study
2014-02-18 12:11:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past few years, sports-related concussions have become quite the hot-button topic. Recently, a group of former professional football players banded together to pursue legal action against the National Football League after many of them suffered from life-changing mental disorders they say were brought about by repeated violent blows to the head. According to the alarming results of a new study being presented at the...

2014-02-17 16:21:04

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study finds that football helmets currently used on the field may do little to protect against hits to the side of the head, or rotational force, an often dangerous source of brain injury and encephalopathy. The study released today will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. "Protection against concussion and complications of brain injury is...

2014-02-03 12:24:34

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center explore the potential to "protect the brain from the inside out" CINCINNATI, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study analyzing concussion data for NFL players during the 16-game regular season schedules for 2012 and 2013 may provide insight that could lead to safer play, including a pathway for concussion-prevention strategies. Highlights of the study include: (Logo:...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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