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Posts Tagged ‘long-term concussion effects’

By On December 13th, 2017

MLB umpire retires after fourth concussion in five years

Umpires might not be thought to be in the most danger of injury on the baseball field, but Dale Scott knows injuries are part of the job. Throughout his career as a major league umpire, Scott has been featured in three World Series, three All-Star Games, and 91 playoff contests. However, he has endured several…

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By On November 27th, 2017

Young athletes show subtle brain changes after concussion

With the increasing awareness of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), many are beginning to recognize the long-term risks of playing football. However, two recent studies suggest we may be underestimating the short-term effects the game can have on the brain. Two separate reports presented at the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas at the annual meeting…

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