Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

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Ex-NFL Players’ Lawyer: ‘CTE is the Industrial Disease of Football’

A lead scientist studying the brains of deceased athletes with brain trauma has criticized the proposed NFL concussion settlement, because it would not compensate retirees who exhibit mood swings, aggression, depression or other aberrant behavior.

10/08/2014

Harvard Medical School member says cannabis could be used to prevent long-term trauma from repeated concussions. (Getty Images)

Harvard Professor To NFL: Treat Concussions With Pot

A well regarded Harvard professor emeritus has a modest suggestion for the NFL: start funding marijuana research as a way to treat concussions.

03/01/2014

File photo of children playing Pop Warner football.  (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Study: No Link Between Contact Sports And Brain Disease

According to a recent study, there is not enough evidence between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

12/04/2013

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