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NFL Plans to Partner with GE for Concussion Research

Faced with increasing concern about the toll of concussions and confronted with litigation involving thousands of former players, the U.S.  National Football League (NFL)...

Sport Concussion: Going from Bad to Worse

Once looked upon as an underestimated and often ignored injury, sport-related concussion has taken sports media by storm. Reports of athletes suffering from long-term...

National Football League Goes Long with Harvard

The National Football League (NFL) has announced a $100-million project with Harvard University to investigate the injuries associated with players in the league. The...

One NFL Player’s Saga of Playing with Pain

Jason Taylor retired after the 2011 season as a defensive end and outside linebacker for the Miami Dolphins. Taylor is an almost certain first...

Possible Major New Tool Developed in War on Concussions

There has been a rush over the past two years by people who have a role in football to try and come up with...

Student Athletes and Their Reactions to Sustaining a Concussion

It is normal behavior for student-athletes to express frustration and anger when they are unable to compete due to a concussion. This behavior is...

How Concussions Affect Children’s Brains Even After Symptoms Subside

Brain changes in children who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, persist for months following injury — even after the symptoms...

A Football Lifer Worries About the Future of His Game

John Wooten is a football lifer. He entered the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday 56 years after he first played as a...

New Study on Brain Trauma in Athletes and Military Veterans Published in Scientific Journal

A study done by investigators at the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System,...

Football, Explosions Rattle Brain in Similar Ways

Attention has been drawn recently to an article published on September 7 by Fox News. The article reported on a recent study of retired...

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