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CTE at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

The annual Pro Football Hall of Fame convened on August 8th to honor several inductees. Controversy struck over Junior Seau’s daughter being silenced by the NFL, and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy loomed over the event. For every five Hall of Fame players to sit down at the same banquet table this weekend, one of them is likely to end up with CTE.

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Student Athletes and Brain Injury Overview

in News, Sports

Scientific advancements and a greater understanding of the issues that affect the health and safety of young athletes are key to reducing sports-related concussions in youth, reads Congress’s Youth Sports Concussion Act of 2013. States across the country have been quick to respond to the challenge of preventing student athlete injuries through implementing concussion management…