Concussions

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Cancer Researcher Stumbles Upon Concussion Treatment

London Glenn, 13, had the football.

09/26/2014

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NFL: 3 In 10 Ex-Players Face Alzheimer’s, Dementia

The 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.

09/12/2014

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

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Former Steeler Ryan Mundy To Hold Local Youth Football Camp

Ryan Mundy and Steve Breaston will host the football camp for boys and girls ages 8-13. The non-contact camp is designed to improve a child’s fundamental football skills. Campers will have the opportunity to learn football skills from Ryan Mundy and Steve Breaston as well as the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship, communication and education.

93-7 The Fan–07/10/2014

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Movie About Steelers’ Great Could Be Made In Pittsburgh

The late Hall Famer center Mike Webster anchored the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line in the glory days of the 1970s.

07/08/2014

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Report: Marino To Withdraw NFL Concussion Lawsuit

Dan Marino filed a lawsuit against the NFL for concussion-related injuries, but now, he is reportedly withdrawing it.

06/03/2014

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Dan Marino Latest To File NFL Concussion Suit

Pittsburgh-native and former Miami Dolphins star Dan Marino is the latest football player to file a concussion suit against the NFL.

06/02/2014

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NFL Sponsors Concussion Imaging At Pitt

Could a certain kind of brain imaging called high definition fiber tracking help diagnose concussion and assess recovery?

01/23/2014

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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UPMC Neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon Reacts To Tony Dorsett’s Diagnosis

UPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon reacts to Tony Dorsett’s CTE diagnosis with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.

93-7 The Fan–11/07/2013

Brett Favre Tries To Get The Ball Out

Favre Reveals Football Has Taken Toll On His Memory

For 20 seasons, Brett Favre stared down some of the biggest, meanest players in the NFL, and won. Now retired, 44-year-old Favre says this memory loss is far more frightening than anything he faced on the field.

10/25/2013

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Concussion App Aids Medical Professionals In Faster, Better Care

After a concussion, how do you get the information from the field to the doctor’s office? An app is taking information right from the field, court or rink and putting it directly in doctors’ hands.

09/20/2013

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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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NFL To Spend $765M To Settle Concussion Lawsuits

The NFL agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players who developed dementia or other concussion-related brain disorders they say were caused by the very on-field violence that fueled the game’s rise to popularity and profit.

08/29/2013

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Former NFL’er Kyle Turley Talks Film Outlining Violence Of Football

Former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to talk about the upcoming documentary he’s a part of “United States of Football” in which they discuss the dangers of playing football at every level.

08/28/2013

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