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Nfl Brain Trauma

Football's Joys and Agonies Get a Thorough Dissection in Berkeley Rep's Dramatic X's and O's

Leo Stutzin | Posted 03.28.2015 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

The course of ardent love needs to involve pain, and sometimes even agony or tragedy, doesn't it? That's the formula in theater, if not always in life.

BOMBSHELL: 76 Of 79 Deceased NFL Players Had Brain Disease

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.01.2014 | Sports

A shocking report from PBS Frontline says 76 of 79 deceased NFL players suffered from the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy ...

Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science
Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D.

American football is in the midst of a concussion epidemic, and many people are looking for solutions. We figured that one possible place to look for solutions is Mother Nature.

2013, The Year Football and the NFL Changed Forever

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

2013 is turning out to be a watershed year for our understanding of the dangers inherent in playing football. The lens through which we view the relationship between football and brain trauma is now in HD.

The Tragic Truth Behind The Death Of A Vikings Legend

Star Tribune | Posted 09.18.2012 | Sports

The preliminary diagnosis for his death at the age of 66 was Lou Gehrig's disease. But two years later, doctors in Boston, where Hilgenberg's brain wa...

Contact Sports And the Adolescent Brain

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Neurologists are still learning not only how the brain works, but how it matures. Chronic trauma to the brain at a young age could possibly lead to chronic progressive disabling neurological disorders later on.

Can Brain Trauma in NFL Players Be Rehabilitated?

Daniel G. Amen, M.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel G. Amen, M.D

Does playing professional football put players at risk for long-term damage to the brain?