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Brain Damage

concussion

New Trend Sees Athletes Leaving Sports To Avoid Long-Term Damage

Concussion crisis. On playing fields across America, young lives are being derailed by hard hits. From the peewees to the pros, concussions are reaching epidemic proportions with a culture that still wants athletes to shake it off and get back in the game.

04/30/2014

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Scott Garceau: Hard To Ignore, NFL Trouble

The NFL is accused of negligence and failing to inform players of the link between repeated traumatic head impacts and long-term brain injuries, including early onset of Alzheimer’s, dementia and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

08/17/2012

SOCCER, documentary

Soccer Players Who ‘Head’ The Ball May Be At Risk For Brain Injury

Turns out getting your head in the game may not be such a good thing.

12/04/2011

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