Health Rewind: What’s Fueling HIV Among Young Gay Black Men?

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The Price of the Game

A new study suggests routine hits to the head are linked to degenerative brain disease, particularly in contact-heavy positions such as lineman and running backs in football. Eighty percent of the people in the study — the majority of which played sports — showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, an incurable disease resulting in memory loss, depression and dementia. Britt Middleton

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