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Ray Ciancaglini Has the Heart of a Champion

Written by Rolf B. Gainer, PhD and M.J. Clausen, LPC We recently had the opportunity to interview Ray Ciancaglini about his work in preventing brain injuries from sports, specifically injuries which are caused by multiple concussions on top of an undiagnosed first concussion. Ray reflected on his boxing career and his own experience with concussions […]

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The faces and voices of brain injury

I came across this YouTube video produced by the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington. I found the video provided real voices of people living with brain injury and their family members to talk about brain injury and how it has affected their lives. I know that the readers of NeuroNotes are familiar with brain injury […]

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The League of Denial title can extend to benefits for ex-players

The NFL settlement of $765 million sound good on the surface. But, if we consider that there may be over 20,000 former players involved the amount of money available per person will fall far short of what is a realistic cost associated the lifetime, long-term effects of brain injury. The NFL is a behemoth organization […]

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NFL Agrees to settle player lawsuit: good or bad news?

NFL Agrees to settle player lawsuit: good or bad news?

The NFL agreed to settle the lawsuit brought forward by former players with brain injuries. While the initial amount of the settlement, $765 million plus legal fees, appears to be a lot of money; we need to ask is that adequate to cover the present and future needs of all players who have experienced multiple […]

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