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A Guy Walks Into A Bar…

A guy walks into a bar… He is grey at the temples, walks with a cane, and limps severely to the right.  His balance is so poor that when he tries to negotiate the one step up to the bar ...

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ALS and Head Trauma in Football

This is a photo of Steve Gleason, a former special teams player for the New Orleans Saints who now suffers from ALS.  His campaign Team Gleason is committed to helping people with ALS and finding a cure for the disease. ...

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Soldiers and Linebackers: Heroes with CTE

*** Lately I’ve been talking to a few impressive, inspirational men- specifically wounded military vets and former football players.  Of course, the context of their heroism cannot be measured apples to apples, but the lives they are leading today, now ...

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What Is CTE?

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is what used to be known as “punch drunk syndrome”, a term applied to boxers in the 1920s who had experienced repetitive head blows and demonstrated neuromuscular and cognitive problems. CTE can occur in a person ...

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