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A CFL star’s brain and how it can help you - thestar.com

A CFL star’s brain and how it can help you - thestar.com

Kids should not participate in an activity that has a high risk of bumps to the head. Nobody should.    That's what I immediately thought when I saw the front page of today's Boston Globe, with Deborah Kotz's great story about contact sports and brain injury. In a study of autopsies of deceased athletes' brains, researchers at Boston University School of Medicine found that most of them had signs of brain damage after suffering repeated head injuries.

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Kids should not participate in an activity that has a high risk of bumps to the head. Nobody should. That's what I immediately thought when I saw the front page of today's Boston Globe, with Deborah Kotz's great story about contact sports and brain injury. In a study of autopsies of deceased athletes' brains, researchers at Boston University School of Medicine found that most of them had signs of brain damage after suffering repeated head injuries.

Yep...this is why my memory sucks. Soccer players may injure brains when 'heading' ball, study says

Soccer players may injure brains when 'heading' ball, study says

Yep...this is why my memory sucks. Soccer players may injure brains when 'heading' ball, study says

High school athletes often playing with #concussions #neuroskills

High school athletes often playing with #concussions #neuroskills

Concussions Are an Epidemic in Women's Sports Too

Concussions Are an Epidemic in Women's Sports Too

Sports essay second page By Manuela Sayer

Sports essay second page By Manuela Sayer

Childhood Concussion Studies Butt Heads |  Second and third concussions take more recovery time, new research shows, but many concussions are not adequately identified in the first place

Childhood Concussion Studies Butt Heads | Second and third concussions take more recovery time, new research shows, but many concussions are not adequately identified in the first place

Head-injury detection device launches:     A helmet sensor that detects concussion-strength hits was the main attraction for a Calgary firm's product launch. Bruce McNall, the former owner of the Argos and LA Kings.    The Safebrain is a bottlecap sized device that blinks if a bodycheck or crash to the head is hard enough, and collects data.     http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Head+injury+detection+device+launches+with+former+team+owner+pitchman/8372845/story.html

Head-injury detection device launches: A helmet sensor that detects concussion-strength hits was the main attraction for a Calgary firm's product launch. Bruce McNall, the former owner of the Argos and LA Kings. The Safebrain is a bottlecap sized device that blinks if a bodycheck or crash to the head is hard enough, and collects data. http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Head+injury+detection+device+launches+with+former+team+owner+pitchman/8372845/story.html

New Research Points to Brain Injuries #TBI in College Football

New Research Points to Brain Injuries in College Football

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