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Head Impacts Hinder Learning

Anyone who went to a large state university with a famous football team knows that there were often special courses given to the players. Many non-playing students tried to get into these classes, since they were rumored to be easier. Now a new study shows why...
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Why Veterans are Killing Themselves

Concussions--caused by a severe blow to the head (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this provocative interview)--can lead to a host of debilitating symptoms, and it's not just...
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What Football Does to Players' Heads

Now that the NFL has signed a contract that will allow the football season to begin again, it's worth thinking about what the game is doing to players' brains. Walking and thinking at the same time--not to mention THINKING AND RUNNING--something both soldiers and NFL players need to do--can be especially difficult for people who have...
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What a Blow to the Brain Can Do

While the NFL decides whether or not to have a football season this year, one thing that many people don't know is that the main arguments are not over money, they're over concussions. Male football players get hit in the head the most, but female athletes get...
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