Tag "concussion"

Concussions and Sports Injuries

By Alicia Wanek Sports moms everywhere were scared by the recent news story showing that in a study of NFL players’ brains donated to scientific research, 99% showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease highlighted in the film Concussion

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Still No Answers

One Teen’s Heart-Wrenching Struggle Post-Concussion Seventeen-year-old Avery Crowe, a student at Hebron High School, was a competitive D1 club soccer player when she collided heads with another player during a big game in which college scouts were in attendance.  Determined

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Our Amazing Brain

Consciousness and Concussion by Ralph B. Lilly, M.D. | Contributor Of all the organs in the body, the brain is, to me, the most fascinating.  It is so complex in some respects but in others so simple.  Nestled within our

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Understanding an Injury Begins with Good Imaging

  by Alicia Wanek In the movie Concussion, the character played by Will Smith has to use forensic pathology during patients’ autopsies to make many of his determinations about their brain injuries.  The character is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu

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