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Nfl Players Health

NFL Safety: It's Worth Dying '10 To 15 Years Early' To Play In NFL

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.18.2014 | Sports

After a lingering back injury kept Bears safety Chris Conte off the field during Monday night's game, the 25-year-old NFL player told Chicago's WBBM-A...

Health Lessons From NFL Players

David B. Agus, M.D. | Posted 04.05.2012 | Healthy Living
David B. Agus, M.D.

Today, more than 100 million people are going to tune in to the Super Bowl. They will be watching more than just an American tradition at play -- they will be witnessing one of the deadliest sports in history, whose record of premature deaths demonstrates in sobering reality the silent killer in all of us: inflammation.

Head Injuries And Excess Weight A Hazardous Combo For NFL Players

Posted 01.18.2012 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Gardner Professional football players already vulnerable to memory loss and cognitive problems stemming from repetitive head injurie...

NFL Lockout Spurs Concerns About Players' Health, Safety

AP | By BARRY WILNER | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- NFL doctors and experts in heat-related illnesses spoke with each team this week. The message, delivered loud and clear: practice caution....