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Breitbart
NY Times Combines Fuzzy Math with Weird Science in Latest Football-Bashing ArticleLast year, the New York Timesreported that the brain bank associated with Bosto
Breitbart / Posted an hour ago
Last year, the New York Timesreported that the brain bank associated with Boston University researchers found “evidence” of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in 76 of 79 former NFL players examined. This week, the Old Gray Lady reported the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
NFL says it intends to honor research funding commitment to NIHAssessing the CTE study's true impact on the NFL (story continues below) Dr. J
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
Assessing the CTE study's true impact on the NFL (story continues below) Dr. Jesse Mez, one of the doctors involved in Boston University's CTE study, explains what the goal was behind the CTE Center's research. "In September 2016, the NFL... Read more
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The Morning Call
CTE report gets attention of Eagles' playersThe Eagles safety, responding to a rather alarming report in which a Boston Uni
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
The Eagles safety, responding to a rather alarming report in which a Boston University neuropathologist who examined the brains of 111 deceased NFL players found all but one to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
New CTE study shows alarming numbers for deceased football playersCTE has reached a whole new level because of the high profile of football. Thi
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
CTE has reached a whole new level because of the high profile of football. This new study was spearheaded by Ann McKee at Boston University and was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, it is the largest case study of CTE... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Roseville appoints Jim Maccoun next Police Chiefmaster's in public administration from National University, and he completed th
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 3 hours ago
master's in public administration from National University, and he completed the Senior Management Institute for Police at Boston University. He has three adult children and three grandchildren. He and his wife Tawnya live in south Placer County.... Read more
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Slate
The Press Is Overhyping the Latest Study on CTE in the NFLof football’s effects on the brain. Reports described it as the “biggest ever”
Slate / Posted 3 hours ago
of football’s effects on the brain. Reports described it as the “biggest ever” of its kind: A team of researchers based at Boston University and led by neuropathologist Ann McKee had examined a large databank of neural specimens from former NFL... Read more
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News 8000
Study shows CTE in former football players' brains, but results may be misleadingin the brains of about 90-percent of football players, but experts say the resu
News 8000 / Posted 3 hours ago
in the brains of about 90-percent of football players, but experts say the results can be misleading. Researchers from Boston University looked at the donated brains of deceased former football players of all ages for signs of chronic traumatic... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Roseville taps assistant chief to lead Police Departmentdegree in public administration from National University and completed the Seni
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 hours ago
degree in public administration from National University and completed the Senior Management Institute for Police at Boston University. He has three adult children and three grandchildren. Maccoun and his wife, Tawnya, live in south Placer... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Simmons: Football and hockey's pros far outweigh odds of life-changing injuryA quick confession in the wake of the latest study from Boston University, in w
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
A quick confession in the wake of the latest study from Boston University, in which 110 of 111 brains donated by the families of former NFL players were found to have CTE: I would still allow my kids to play minor football and minor hockey if they... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Husson men’s basketball adds another Florida recruitgeneral public at 10 a.m. Monday for UMaine’s Nov. 18 Hockey East game at Cross
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
general public at 10 a.m. Monday for UMaine’s Nov. 18 Hockey East game at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland against rival Boston University. To purchase tickets, fans can visit GoBlackBears.com/PortlandHockey, call 207-775-3458, or stop by the... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Joe Thomas not worried about memory loss “right now”such as where he put his keys. “But for me, personally, I do monitor those thi
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 7 hours ago
such as where he put his keys. “But for me, personally, I do monitor those things very closely,” Thomas said. Boston University researcher Dr. Ann McKee revealed to The New York Times that 110 of 111 NFL players who donated their... Read more
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New Kerala
St. Baldrick's Foundation Announces USD 23.5 million in Grants to Fund Lifesaving Childhood Cancer Research - newkerala news #257414College of Medicine, Houston, Texas •Beckman Research Institute of the City of
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
College of Medicine, Houston, Texas •Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, Calif. •Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, Mass. •Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine, Cleveland,... Read more
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SportingNews
Andrew Hawkins' brain donation makes retirement even more bittersweetlike a bright post-career future. But between that, the announcement of his bra
SportingNews / Posted 9 hours ago
like a bright post-career future. But between that, the announcement of his brain donation for study by the experts at Boston University, and the news that 110 of 111 brains of ex-NFL players studied at the school had the degenerative brain... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brains of 111 NFL players were examined, and 110 had chronic traumatic encephalopathyspoken in four years. McKee, chief of neuropathology at the VA Boston Healthca
Canberra Times / Posted 10 hours ago
spoken in four years. McKee, chief of neuropathology at the VA Boston Healthcare System and director of the CTE Center at Boston University, has amassed the largest CTE brain bank in the world. But the brains of some other players found to have... Read more
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NFL.com
NFL issues response to CTE research reportconducted on the brains of 111 former NFL players found evidence of chronic tra
NFL.com / Posted 10 hours ago
conducted on the brains of 111 former NFL players found evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in 110 samples, Boston University researchers reported Tuesday. The research, led by neuroscientist Dr. Ann McKee of university's CTE... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Brain study links football and neurodegenerative diseaseall suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a condition likely brought
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 hours ago
all suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a condition likely brought on by repeated blows to the head. At a Boston University program that investigates the trauma-linked brain disease, researchers found that, of 111 former players... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Brain Disease Seen In Most Football Players In Large Reporttroubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain una
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 11 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. "How common is this" in the general population and all football players? "How many years... Read more
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Boston Herald
Stunning CTE study message clear -- play football at your own riskthe truth of that, one truth is clear: You play football at the risk of breakin
Boston Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
the truth of that, one truth is clear: You play football at the risk of breaking your brain. The latest study done by the Boston University School of Medicine diagnosed CTE — chronic traumatic encephalopathy — in 177 of 202 former football... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Nearly all autopsied NFL players show trauma-linked brain diseaseof 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Dani
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 13 hours ago
of 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Daniel Daneshvar. He is a researcher with the Boston University School of Medicine's CTE Center. "A remarkable proportion of the athletes who played at the highest level... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Nearly all autopsied NFL players show trauma-linked brain diseaseof 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Dani
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 13 hours ago
of 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Daniel Daneshvar. He is a researcher with the Boston University School of Medicine's CTE Center. "A remarkable proportion of the athletes who played at the highest level... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Former NFL player, Akron native questions outlook after CTE study: 'Will I survive?'put on hold and we just can't afford to have that happen,” Brophy said. Brophy
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 13 hours ago
put on hold and we just can't afford to have that happen,” Brophy said. Brophy will be donating his brain to research at Boston University, one of the universities involved in this study. The NFL acknowledged a connection between football and... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Nearly all autopsied NFL players show trauma-linked brain diseaseof 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Dani
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 13 hours ago
of 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Daniel Daneshvar. He is a researcher with the Boston University School of Medicine's CTE Center. "A remarkable proportion of the athletes who played at the highest level... Read more
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WALB Albany
Nearly all autopsied NFL players show trauma-linked brain diseaseof 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Dani
WALB Albany / Posted 13 hours ago
of 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Daniel Daneshvar. He is a researcher with the Boston University School of Medicine's CTE Center. "A remarkable proportion of the athletes who played at the highest level... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Nearly all autopsied NFL players show trauma-linked brain diseaseof 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Dani
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 13 hours ago
of 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Daniel Daneshvar. He is a researcher with the Boston University School of Medicine's CTE Center. "A remarkable proportion of the athletes who played at the highest level... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Nearly all autopsied NFL players show trauma-linked brain diseaseof 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Dani
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 hours ago
of 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Daniel Daneshvar. He is a researcher with the Boston University School of Medicine's CTE Center. "A remarkable proportion of the athletes who played at the highest level... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Nearly all autopsied NFL players show trauma-linked brain diseaseof 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Dani
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 14 hours ago
of 111 deceased National Football League players, said study co-author Dr. Daniel Daneshvar. He is a researcher with the Boston University School of Medicine's CTE Center. "A remarkable proportion of the athletes who played at the highest level... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Brain disease seen in most football players in large reporttroubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain una
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 14 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. "How common is this" in the general population and all football players? "How many years... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Signs of brain disease in 99 percent of ex-NFL players studiedthere is very likely a relationship between exposure to football and risk of de
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
there is very likely a relationship between exposure to football and risk of developing the disease,” said Jesse Mez, a Boston University School of Medicine assistant professor of neurology, who was lead author of the study published in the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Brain disease seen in most football players in latest reporttroubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain una
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 15 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. "How common is this" in the general population and all football players? "How many years... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
This study could convince you to rethink letting your kids play footballtraumatic encephalopathy or CTE, a progressive brain disease brought on by freq
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 16 hours ago
traumatic encephalopathy or CTE, a progressive brain disease brought on by frequent hits to the head. Researchers at Boston University examined the brains of more than 200 deceased football players from the high school level to professional... Read more
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dna
Brain disease may affect most American football playersbe at an increased risk of long-term neurological conditions, particularly CTE,
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
be at an increased risk of long-term neurological conditions, particularly CTE, according to the study. Researchers from Boston University in the US examined the brains of 202 deceased former football players to determine neuropathological... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Report on CTE raises even more questionsthat there is a link between football and CTE. "There are many questions that
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
that there is a link between football and CTE. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist and lead author of the new report. "How common is this" in the general population and all... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Report: Brain disease seen in most former football players in studytroubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain una
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 20 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. "How common is this" in the general population and all football players? "How many years... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Brain disease seen in most football players in large reporttroubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain una
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 21 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. "How common is this" in the general population and all football players? "How many years... Read more
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Boston Herald
After latest CTE study, former Patriot Ted Johnson happy players know more about risksfrom some players retiring early to others changing how they play the game. He
Boston Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
from some players retiring early to others changing how they play the game. He believes the latest findings from a new Boston University Medical School study, a post-mortem test for CTE that came up positive for 110 of the 111 brains donated... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Football lovers look to promote safer way to play in light of new CTE studytraumatic encephalopathy or CTE. It's a progressive brain disease brought on b
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 21 hours ago
traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. It's a progressive brain disease brought on by frequent hits to the head. Researchers at Boston University examined the brains of more than 200 deceased football players from the high-school level to professional... Read more
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BC Local News
Brain disease seen in most football players in large reporttroubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain una
BC Local News / Posted 22 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. "How common is this" in the general population and all football players? "How many years... Read more
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Boston Herald
BU study more ammo for youth gridiron opponentsA landmark Boston University study has found a degenerative disease linked to r
Boston Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
A landmark Boston University study has found a degenerative disease linked to repeated head trauma in nearly every brain donated by former NFL athletes, and even three from high school football players — a finding that breathes new life into the... Read more
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Boston Herald
After latest CTE study, Ted Johnson happy players know more about risksfrom some players retiring early to others changing how they play the game. He
Boston Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
from some players retiring early to others changing how they play the game. He believes the latest findings from a new Boston University Medical School study, a post-mortem test for CTE that came up positive for 110 of the 111 brains donated... Read more
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Boston Herald
Evidence keeps building that football breaks players’ brainsthe truth of that, one truth is clear: You play football at the risk of breakin
Boston Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
the truth of that, one truth is clear: You play football at the risk of breaking your brain. The latest study done by the Boston University School of Medicine diagnosed CTE — chronic traumatic encephalopathy — in 177 of 202 former football... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) among former American football playerssymptoms including memory loss or dementia, cognitive decline as well as behavi
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 hours ago
symptoms including memory loss or dementia, cognitive decline as well as behavioural symptoms. Lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist believes that this still leaves many questions that could not be addressed. This includes... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Brain disease seen in most football players in large reporttroubling symptoms before they died. “There are many questions that remain una
Daily Chronicle / Posted 22 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. “There are many questions that remain unanswered,” said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. “How common is this” in the general population and all football players? “How many years... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Out of 111 former NFL players, only one didn’t have CTEThis combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 22 hours ago
This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to a... Read more
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NBC Chicago
BU Study of 111 Dead NFL Players Finds 99 Percent Had CTEtroubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain una
NBC Chicago / Posted 22 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. "How common is this" in the general population and all football players? "How many years... Read more
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Rappler
Brain damage found in 110 of 111 deceased NFL players – studysemi-professionally and in the Canadian Football League. Of the total 202 play
Rappler / Posted 22 hours ago
semi-professionally and in the Canadian Football League. Of the total 202 players examined, the authors of the study from Boston University found that 87 percent of the players – whose median age at death was 66 years old – showed signs of... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Brain disease seen in most football players in major reporttroubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain una
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. "How common is this" in the general population and all football players? "How many years... Read more
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New York Post
Shocking CTE report won’t keep diehards from playing footballvariables could have played a role. “There are many questions that remain unans
New York Post / Posted 23 hours ago
variables could have played a role. “There are many questions that remain unanswered,” said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. Dr. Ann McKeeA normal brain (top) and a brain of a former football player in stage IV of... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Brain disease seen in most football players in large reporttroubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain una
Statesboro Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
troubling symptoms before they died. "There are many questions that remain unanswered," said lead author Dr. Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. "How common is this" in the general population and all football players? "How many years... Read more
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Adelaide Now
99 per cent of NFL players brain damagedthere is very likely a relationship between exposure to football and risk of de
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
there is very likely a relationship between exposure to football and risk of developing the disease,” said Jesse Mez, a Boston University School of Medicine assistant professor of neurology, who was lead author of the study published in the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brains of 111 NFL players were examined, and 110 had chronic traumatic encephalopathyto your inbox. McKee, chief of neuropathology at the VA Boston Healthcare Syst
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
to your inbox. McKee, chief of neuropathology at the VA Boston Healthcare System and director of the CTE Center at Boston University, has amassed the largest CTE brain bank in the world. But the brains of some other players found to have... Read more
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