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NEW YORK — The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death. 356 more words
Aging people are experiencing loss of mental capacity, becoming increasingly forgetful to the point of needing constant supervision. News reports have shown a steady rising numbers of dementia and Alzheimer’s cases with earlier-than-ever onset. 279 more words
The 22-year-old tow-truck driver charged in Sunday’s deadly crash that killed a 55-year-old Ottawa father and severely injured his 13-year-old daughter was granted bail on Thursday. 72 more words
The parents of late 17-year-old Kansas high school football star Luke Schemm have publicly pronounced that they feel the sport itself is not to blame for their son’s untimely passing. 412 more words
There’s no shortage of fear and loathing about sports-related concussions, but medical science may soon dispel some of our biggest concerns.
Numerous doctors and scientists, including Dhiren Naidu, head physician for both the Edmonton Oilers and the Edmonton Eskimos, and a medical professor at the University of Alberta, are digging into the mysteries and complexities surrounding concussions. 700 more words