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By On October 25th, 2016

A Single Season of Football Can Change The Brain

It has become all but inarguable that concussions can have a lasting impact on athlete’s brains, accumulating to cause permanent damage and potentially cause chronic traumatic encephalopathy – a degenerative brain disease. However, there is mounting evidence that athletes may not need to experience a concussion to cause significant damage to their brains. Dr. Christopher…

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By On July 29th, 2014

One Season of Contact Sports Can Cause Observable Brain Damage

With school only a few weeks away, student athletes are already heading into training for the fall season. With the widespread coverage of the NFL’s concussion rates and litigation, many parents are already concerned about the safety of their young football players. A new study offers an even more troublesome warning. According to the study…

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