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New Study Explores Additional Youth Sports Dangers

New Study Explores Additional Youth Sports Dangers

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The cumulative effects of small impacts may result in decreased brain development in children between 9 and 18, causing lifelong effects. Researchers at Dallas’ UT Southwestern Medical Center examined dozens of youth football players who had no history of head injuries. Gowtham Krishnan Murugesan and his team found that small, repetitive blows to the head,…Read the article
NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

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Assuming a Minnesota federal judge approves the deal, roughly three hundred former players will each receive a share of about $19 million. These benefits break down to roughly $22,000 per player in cash compensation and about $75,000 per player in medical benefits. “The cash amount of $22,000, that’s small,” remarked former Detroit Red Wings defenseman…Read the article
The Devastating Effects of Brain Injury and Trauma

The Devastating Effects of Brain Injury and Trauma

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Today is the 2018 NFL Draft. A day where dreams are realized for many children who grew up wanting to be a professional football player. Something that may not have been considered in the pursuit of their goals is the extreme risk that being a professional athlete poses, especially in a high contact sport such…Read the article
Brett Favre Speaks Out Against Head Injury Risks

Brett Favre Speaks Out Against Head Injury Risks

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While the two Super Bowl quarterbacks are getting most of the headlines, the Hall of Famer made headlines of his own when he said that he would discourage his grandchildren from playing football. In an interview, Favre called football concussions “a scary issue.” Additionally, traumatic head injuries in football are going to get worse as…Read the article
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