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Brain Injuries

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Colin Dunlap: Neil Walker Keeps Late Friend Close To His Heart

Neil Walker didn’t want to be on a baseball field. Which, if you know Neil Walker at all, you know is the most abnormal feeling Neil Walker can have.

93-7 The Fan–05/06/2014

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Mt. Lebanon Native Dies After Assault In South Carolina

A man, who was originally from Mount Lebanon, has died in South Carolina after being assaulted.

04/29/2014

Black and Gold Sunday

Ex-Pro Explains Brain Injuries In The NFL

Rob Pratte was joined by Hall of Fame Linemen Joe DeLamielleure to discuss brain injuries in the NFL.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/10/2013

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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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Doctors Study Use Of Progesterone In Treating Brain Injuries

Progesterone plays a role in the menstrual cycle and pregnancy, and it’s made in the ovaries in women, and in the adrenal glands in women and men, and in certain nerve cells. Steroids have a protective effect on the swollen brain, and progesterone has a similar chemical structure to steroids.

08/09/2012