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Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1B

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players. 122 more words

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Perspectives on Moral Worth: What We Owe to Others and Why

Many ethical questions require us to carefully consider the meanings of personhood and moral worth, in order to determine what we owe to others, and why. 146 more words

Fordham University

"TERRIFIC" TONYA HEATHCO, NATIONAL SEUZURE DISORDERS FOUNDATION , STORY

Spend a moment with the Visioneer at National Seizure Disorders Foundation, Terrific Tonya Heathco, as she shares reflections and visions of surviving SUDEP.

My thoughts lead to a question brought to me many times over the last two years. 454 more words

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METAPHORS

Loving TEDMED, I listened to a recorded speech by Abraham Verghese.  The first part that caught my attention was putting what you wrote in a bottle.   221 more words

Blogs

Ordinarily Perfect - KC Leigh

Using poetically descriptive phrases, Leigh depicts the trials and trauma of brain injury.  Using the method of alternating perspectives, dancing between the patient, the patient’s wife, and the patient’s doctor, the reader receives a triangular view of the recovery process. 770 more words

4 Star

Being Programmed, Say It This Way Just To Laugh

Since my seizures are sporadic and changing the way they make me “feel”, I finally decided to go down a different road. My “spells” everyone once in a while would make me cry. 220 more words

Blogs

From One Concussion Warrior to the Next: Q & A With Sarah

1. When did you get your concussions, and how did they happen?

I grew up playing competitive soccer, but I never experienced a concussion until July 2013, when I was 25. 772 more words