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Ontario man with memory loss believed missing or dead for 30 years suddenly recalls his identity

An Ontario man who disappeared three decades ago and was believed dead is about to be reunited with his family.

Niagara Regional Police say Edgar Latulip was reported missing in 1986 from Waterloo region. 452 more words

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Former Rough Rider and wrestler Glenn Kulka guilty of assault

Former Ottawa Rough Rider, professional wrestler and sports radio host Glenn Kulka pleaded guilty to assault Wednesday, admitting he grabbed a Stittsville spa owner by the throat and tossed him to the floor. 442 more words

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Study of former Habs enforcer Todd Ewen's brain shows no signs of CTE

TORONTO — The brain of deceased NHL enforcer Todd Ewen did not show signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy despite suffering several concussions during the player’s career, the Canadian Concussion Centre announced Tuesday. 247 more words

Sports

Concussions raise long-term suicide risk three to fourfold, says new Canadian study

TORONTO — Adults who experience a concussion appear to have a long-term suicide risk three times higher than that of the general population — and that risk rises to four times higher if the traumatic brain injury occurred on a weekend, a study suggests. 813 more words

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Quitting Football

Like my dermatologists are so fond of doing to my basal cell skin cancers, I’d like to cut football out of my life. Literally throw a switch and not follow it anymore, high school, college, pro. 419 more words

Sports

The NFL has brain problems...

Over the past few years the NFL has come under a large amount of scrutiny when it comes to players and brain injuries. From… 425 more words

Haiku Trilogy, #footballoverhaul

http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/14701874/kenny-stabler-cte-diagnosis-why-football-needs-dramatic-change-nfl

“Eventually – football runs down and corners – everyone who played”

“If you injure your – brain you can’t replace it like – a knee or a hip” 11 more words