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Video: A closer look at what happens inside the brain when a concussion occurs

What distinguishes a concussion from a run of the mill bump on the head? We take a closer look at what this brain trauma looks like.


Frank Gifford's family says CTE found in football Hall of Famer's brain after death

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


Dementia: Not gone, not forgotten

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 Alzheimerā€™s cases with earlier-than-ever onset. 279 more words

Dr. Zayd Ratansi

Tow truck driver charged in deadly crash gets bail

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

Local News

Westlake Soul by Rio Youers

With a premise like this, ‘Westlake Soul’ could be an absolute horror show, but Rio Youers’ skillful blend of liberating fantasy and harrowing reality manages not to fall into this trap; bittersweet, moving, quietly heartbreaking, definitely. 616 more words

David Staples: New research should dispel fear around concussions

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 surroundingĀ concussions. 700 more words

Cult Of Hockey