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Studies claim concussions don’t put high school athletes at higher risk for depression

Studies claim concussions don’t put high school athletes at higher risk for depression

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Despite all the research and headlines released about concussions over the past few years, there is still a shocking amount we don’t know about these brain injuries – especially when it comes to how they affect us in the long-run. There has been some evidence to suggest concussions could contribute to long-term issues with memory […]

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Ray Ciancaglini “Keeps on Punching”

Ray Ciancaglini “Keeps on Punching”

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Ray Ciancaglini is a wonderful friend to us here at NeuroNotes. Ray is a tireless advocate for concussions awareness and prevention of The Second Impact Syndrome. A retired boxer living with the long-term effects of multiple concussions, Ray has made preventing other athletes from experiencing the problems associated with multiple concussions his Number 1 priority. […]

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College football: concussion or confusion with the truth

College football: concussion or confusion with the truth

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On September 27th, University of Michigan quarterback, Shane Morris, suffered a severe hit late in the game against the University of Minnesota. Morris, who was obviously shaken and confused by the hit was initially not removed from the game, but later left but then returned to play. ESPN coverage was shocked over his return to […]

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Kerouac, Concussions and CTE

Kerouac, Concussions and CTE

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I have always been a reader of the New Yorker and once in a great while there is an article which crosses over from my pleasure reading into my professional life. In this week’s New Yorker, Ian Scheffler, wrote a story about the possible connection between Kerouac’s football days, fighting, mood problems, substance abuse and […]

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