Athletes To Donate Brains To Concussion Study

10/24/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • ALAN SCHWARZ New York Times

N.F.L. players are lionized every Sunday for giving their bodies to the sport. Now, some retired players are planning to literally give their brains to a new center at Boston University's School of Medicine devoted to studying the long-term effects of concussions.

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