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Former Colts Player Shares What It Is Like To Get A TBI In The NFL

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Before 2010, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie was set to become a leading player for the NFL team, but a series terrible concussions between 2010 and 2012 instead made Collie the face of the NFL’s “concussion crisis.” The brain injuries ended Collie’s career in football, but today he works as a care coordinator and […]

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NFL settlement stalled by judge

NFL settlement stalled by judge

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The settlement between the National Football League and former players has been stalled by the actions of the judge pending further evaluation of the settlement. Originally the players asked for $2billion and agreed to a $765 million settlement pending approval by the judge. The settlement to players was based on severity of the problems they […]

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Why Isn’t The MLB Protecting Pitchers From Brain Injury

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When you think of baseball, most people don’t think about brain injuries. With high profile more violent sports like hockey and football, baseball seems incredibly innocent and peaceful, aside from the occasional fights that break out on the field. Maybe this is why the vast majority of the players on the field do not wear […]

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Are The New CTE Findings Really “The Holy Grail”?

Are The New CTE Findings Really “The Holy Grail”?

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The news that a group of researchers at UCLA have found a protein in the brain of living patients linked to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, is being treated as “the holy grail”, but many are ignoring just how early the findings are and how far we have to go in understanding the connection. The […]

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