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Boston Hospitals Okay TBI Brain Injury Study Without Patient Consent

Boston Hospitals Okay TBI Brain Injury Study Without Patient Consent

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As soon as next month, patients brought to emergency departments at Massachusetts General Hospital or Boston Medical Center to be treated for traumatic brain injuries could be enrolled in a medical study, possibly without consent if they or family are not able to give it. The somewhat controversial trial aims to test whether administering progesterone […]

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Hilgenberg’s Death Raises Many Questions About Football’s Safety

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The Christmas before Wally Hilgenberg died in 2008, trapped in a wheelchair and only able to communicate by blinking his eyes, he gave each of his four children one of his Super Bowl rings. Everyone was under the impression his decline in health was due to Lou Gehrig’s disease. Two years after his death, however, […]

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