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OCT 08, 2014 - Washington Times

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Brain injury expert faults NFL concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A researcher studying the brains of former athletes with traumatic brain injuries opposes the plan to settle NFL concussion claims. Dr. Robert Stern of Boston University says many of the 76 deceased players with the brain decay known as CTE would not have qualified for ...

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OCT 06, 2014 - MedPage Today

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Striking a Nerve: Is CTE Driving Off-Field Violence?

(MedPage Today) -- Perhaps injuries on the field connect the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson stories.

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OCT 01, 2014 - Huffington Post

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76 Of 79 Deceased NFL Players Had Brain Disease, Frontline Reports

A shocking report from PBS Frontline says 76 of 79 deceased NFL players suffered from the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is caused by repeated head trauma, where the functioning of the brain is interrupted and nerve cells begin to die, according to Frontline. It is associated with memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, impulse control problems, aggression, ...

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SEP 30, 2014 - CNN

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CTE link in murder-suicide

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself two years ago, a doctor says in a new report.

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SEP 30, 2014 - CNN

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NFL player who killed girlfriend, self likely had CTE

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself two years ago, a doctor says in a new report.

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