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chronic traumatic encephalopathy

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    How Woodpeckers Will Save Football

    It takes a bird brain to play contact sports safely.

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    From Tackles to Tangles: Why Head Hits Wreck Some Athletes’ Brains

    Whole brain sections (top) and microscopic sections (bottom) illustrate the differences between the brains of a 65-year-old control subject (left) and John Grimsley (right), a long-time NFL player whose brain condition affected his behavior and who died in his 40s.BU CTE Center Steelers Pro Bowl center Mike Webster was never your typical meathead. During his […]