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Brain Damage

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Former Steeler Weighs In On NFL Concussion Settlement

After earning three Super Bowl rings with the Steelers and a career in college coaching, football remains in John Banaszak’s blood. It’s what remains in his brain though that worries him.

08/30/2013

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Traumatic Encephalopathy Center’s Co-Director Talks Junior Seau, Safety Issues In Football

Dr. Robert Cantu, the Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy at the Boston University School of Medicine, joined Starkey and Miller on Sports Radio 93.7 The FAN to talk about the latest news on the study of Junior Seau’s brain, and how dangerous football is for players long-term health.

01/11/2013

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Study Links NFL Players With Higher Risk For Brain Disease

As the season kicks off tonight, new research shows professional football players may be at a higher risk of dying from diseases such as Alzheimer’s and ALS.

09/05/2012

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Car Accident Victim Who Battled Brain Damage Has Important Message

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to a grandmother and granddaughter about their inspirational story and their important message to all drivers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/06/2012

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Are Cell Phones Damaging Our Brains?

Chris Moore talks with Dr. Devra Davis, author of The Secret History of the War on Cancer, about whether cell phones and the countless other electronic devices that surround us on a daily basis are killing brain cells and contributing to cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/26/2011

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