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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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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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