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The Problem with Multiple Concussions – Diagnosing CTE

Boston University School of Medicine is heading up 50 medical researchers in a massive 7 year study into the brain disease CTE, or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the brain dysfuction made famous in the movie Concussion. ┬áTypically, CTE can only be … Continue reading

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Study Shows that Brains of College Athletes with Prior Concussions Show Long Term Changes

A new study just out shows that University athletes with a history of concussions had deleterious changes in size, blood flow, and connections in their brains months, and even years, after the injury. The study used advanced MRI to examine … Continue reading

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Kids Under 15 years of age should be playing Flag Football

Kudos to the NFL on their commercial during this past weekend’s playoffs promoting Flag Football for youngsters. This is a much more brain-healthy alternative than tackle football for our future generation! Of course, the new movie just out, “Concussion” might … Continue reading

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