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Chris Nowinski Speaks At The Many Faces Of Brain Injury Event March 27

Chattanooga Area Brain Injury Association announced that Chris Nowinski, sports and entertainment figure, author, and activist, will be speaking at the annual fundraiser – The Many Faces of Brain Injury - on March 27, 6-8 p.m., at......

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First soccer, rugby players diagnosed with CTE

First soccer, rugby players diagnosed with CTE | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The disease that carves an insidious path through the brain seems to be doing the same through sports.
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Newer football helmets could slash concussion risks, study suggests

Newer football helmets could slash concussion risks, study suggests | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Newer football helmets could cut concussion risk in half, a new study suggests. Researchers found a 54 percent difference in concussion...
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Your Connection to a Concussion Specialist Near You |Sports Legacy Institute

Your Connection to a Concussion Specialist Near You |Sports Legacy Institute | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
ConcussionClinics.org is an online resource provided by the Sports Legacy Institute that is designed to connect athletes, parents, coaches, and other members of the community with local medical providers or clinics that treat concussions.
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Breakthroughs on the Horizon for CTE and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

Breakthroughs on the Horizon for CTE and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
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Tony Dorsett Is Losing His Mind

Tony Dorsett Is Losing His Mind | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

Last year, over a period of three months, a research team at UCLA put Dorsett and three other former NFL players through a battery of tests and brain scans. In November, they released their findings: the four players were diagnosed with signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a degenerative brain condition. Some researchers have linked CTE—which they believe is caused by repeated head trauma—to dementia and depression. Although the work at UCLA is encouraging to the medical community, and to former players like Dorsett, there is still no definitive test to determine the

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Judge rejects, for now, NFL concussion settlement

Judge rejects, for now, NFL concussion settlement | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

"The plan would offer as much as $5 million to each player who qualifies for top-level awards under a formula that would consider age, the number of seasons played and whether injuries after retirement might have contributed to their cognitive disorder.

Maximum awards of $5 million would go to players under 45 who played five or more seasons and required extensive treatment over their lifetimes for conditions such as Parkinson's disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease."


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Reebok and mc10 team up to build CheckLight, a head impact indicator (hands-on)

Reebok and mc10 team up to build CheckLight, a head impact indicator (hands-on) | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Concussions have always been a concern for those who play contact sports. However, there\'s been a renewed focus in recent years by the sports community
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