NFL: 3 In 10 Ex-Players Face Alzheimer's, DementiaThe NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the general population.
Colin Dunlap: Neil Walker Keeps Late Friend Close To His HeartNeil 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.
Mt. Lebanon Native Dies After Assault In South CarolinaA man, who was originally from Mount Lebanon, has died in South Carolina after being assaulted.
Ex-Pro Explains Brain Injuries In The NFLRob Pratte was joined by Hall of Fame Linemen Joe DeLamielleure to discuss brain injuries in the NFL.
Traumatic Encephalopathy Center's Co-Director Talks Junior Seau, Safety Issues In FootballDr. 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.
Doctors Study Use Of Progesterone In Treating Brain InjuriesProgesterone 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.