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David Robinson’s Son Says He Is Retiring from Football After Multiple Concussions

Having suffered three concussions in the span of 12 months, a Notre Dame football player has decided to hang up the cleats. The player, Corey Robinson, is not just any player. He is the son of NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson and  young man who was just elected the Notre Dame student body president…
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NFF Board Members ‘Lead the Charge to Find New Insights on Mild Brain Injuries’

The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame highlighted last week the progress made by GE, led by NFF Board Member Jeff Immelt, and the NFL, led by NFF Board Member Roger Goodell, with their $60 million Head Health Initiative, which was launched in March 2013 to speed diagnosis and improve treatment for mild…
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Chameleon Injuries and the Threat of Misdiagnosis: Head Trauma is Not Black and White

By Nick Donovic Head trauma accounts for up to 30 percent of of all injury-related deaths in the U.S. For those who survive a traumatic brain injury (TBI), the consequences can cause years of/ life-long impairment of memory, thinking, moving, sensation and and emotional function. Basically, TBIs are never going to be a walk in…
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