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Study finds ‘conclusive evidence’ of head impact link to brain disease

ESPN.com Reuters - Jul 27, 2022 Researchers have found "conclusive evidence" that repeated head impacts cause chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a new study showed, and they called on sports governing bodies to take measures to help prevent the degenerative brain disease. The study was carried out by researchers from Harvard University and eight other academic… Continue reading Study finds ‘conclusive evidence’ of head impact link to brain disease

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Trailblazing soccer legend Briana Scurry inspires

From the Washington Blade Scurry, now fully recovered, talks about her traumatic brain injury to educate soccer players, coaches, and parents about concussions. “There’s more research now about ways to help protect players from concussions,” she said. Headbands would help protect players against concussions, Scurry said. “Some of the players won’t wear headbands,” she added,… Continue reading Trailblazing soccer legend Briana Scurry inspires