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NFL Player Junior Seau Had Brain Disease CTE
Star linebacker Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, ac...


Body of Chiefs LB Belcher Exhumed for Brain Exam
Jovan Belcher's family had the body exhumed to determine whether he had chronic traumatic encephalo...


CDC: Texas Patient Died of Mad Cow-Related Disease
Fourth person in the U.S. to die from this beef-related rare brain disorder....


CDC: 1 in 68 Children Has Autism
New report finds that autism 1 in 68 children in the U.S. have autism....


Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement
Landmark ruling designed to pay 4,500 former football players....


Former NFL Player Orlando Thomas Dies of ALS
Ex-Minnesota Vikings safety was 42....


Retired NFL Players Have a Higher Risk of Dying from Alzheimer’s Disease
A study reveals that professional football players are four times more likely to die from Alzheimer...


The 411 on Bipolar Disorder
Jesse Jackson Jr.’s mental health issues remind us that these types of disorders are not just white...


Alzheimer's brain tangles offer clue to worsening
That sticky gunk coating Alzheimer's patients' brains gets all the notoriety | but another culprit ...


Mayo Clinic: Jackson Has Bipolar Disorder
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who took medical leave two months ago, is being treated for bipolar di...


Study: Duerson Had Brain Damage at Time of Suicide
Dave Duerson, a former NFL player who committed suicide in February, had "moderately advanced" brai...


Mega-Lawsuit Says NFL Hid Brain Injury Links
Plaintiffs hope to hold the NFL responsible for the care of players suffering from dementia, Alzhei...


Family of Junior Seau Will Donate His Brain for Study
Junior Seau's family will donate the former linebacker’s brain to researchers to determine whether ...


FAQ: Stroke
African-Americans are more impacted by stroke than any other racial group....


Sickle Cell Disease Connected to Strokes in Children
Children who suffer from sickle cell disease — a painful inherited blood disorder — and also have a...


Syphilis Rates Up 135 Percent Among Young Black Gay Men
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) rates in the U.S. have increased in the past years, states t...


Are Genes to Blame for High Alzheimer’s Rates Among Blacks?
DNA may help explain the racial disparity in Alzheimer's rates....


'Virtual Biopsy' May Detect Athletes' Brain Injury
CHICAGO – Football players with memory and behavior problems have no way of knowing for sure ...


Brain docs raise concussion alarm for kids' sports
The risk of concussions from football and some other sports is so serious that a qualified athletic...


Goodell Defends NFL Handling of Head Injuries
Goodell Defends NFL Handling of Head Injuries...

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