Eye-tracking technology may be a useful way to detect football concussions, according to a new study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma. The approach could even be used on the sidelines during games to determine the severity of a player's head injury. Learn more
Middle-aged people who consume more than two alcoholic drinks a day may be increasing their risk of suffering a stroke by more than 33 percent, concludes a study published in the journal Stroke. Learn more
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Ida May Fuller, a recently retired legal secretary living in Vermont, becomes the first American to receive a Social Security check from the U.S. government. It’s for a grand total of $22.54, or about $350 in today’s dollars. The check is almost equal to what Fuller had paid in Social Security taxes--$24.75—in the three years before her retirement. She’ll live to be 100 and ultimately will receive checks from the government totaling far more than she had contributed. Get the full story.