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The Courier Mail
Tragic twist in NFL star’s suicide sagaa degenerative disease linked to head blows ever found in someone so young. Dr
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
a degenerative disease linked to head blows ever found in someone so young. Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University’s CTE Center said CTE had significantly impacted key parts of Hernandez’s brain, including the hippocampus — which is... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patientcrisis,” however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 20 hours ago
crisis,” however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, “this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
23h
FOX 8 WGHP
Degenerative brain disease CTE has been confirmed in a living NFL player for the first timecrisis,” however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 23 hours ago
crisis,” however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, “this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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FOX News
First CTE diagnosis on living NFL player confirmed by autopsy, report showsdegenerative disease of the brain found in people with a history of repetitive
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
degenerative disease of the brain found in people with a history of repetitive brain trauma," according to the Research CTE Center at Boston University. It's been found to especially affect athletes and members of the military. The family of... Read more
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FOX News
First CTE diagnosis on living NFL player confirmed by autopsy, report showsdegenerative disease of the brain found in people with a history of repetitive
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
degenerative disease of the brain found in people with a history of repetitive brain trauma," according to the Research CTE Center at Boston University. It's been found to especially affect athletes and members of the military. The family of... Read more
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TSN
Former NHLer Craig Adams pledges brain to sciencein 2006 and the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009. He said that he has made the decis
TSN / Posted 3 days ago
in 2006 and the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009. He said that he has made the decision to donate his brain to scientists at the CTE Center at Boston University. Dr. Ann McKee, a neuropathologist there, has studied the brains of more than 100 former pro... Read more
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Mashable
Doctors detected CTE in a living football player, bringing us closer to next frontier in treatmentto discovering treatments for those who suffer from it," said study author Ann
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
to discovering treatments for those who suffer from it," said study author Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, in a press release. As this research progresses it may lead to a day when active NFL players as well as players... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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FOX Carolina
NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
FOX Carolina / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
WSMV Nashville / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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News 8000
NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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ajc.com
Autopsy confirms CTE discovered in brain of former NFL player before his deathThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution MARK ABRAMSON/NYTDr. Ann McKee, director of t
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution MARK ABRAMSON/NYTDr. Ann McKee, director of the CTE Center at Boston University, presents her findings from her examination of Aaron Hernandez's brain, which was hollowed in some areas, at the Chronic Traumatic... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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KECI Missoula
NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patientcrisis,” however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
crisis,” however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, “this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KIVI Boise / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patientcrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KGTV San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
CTE confirmed in living NFL player for the first timecrisis,” however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
crisis,” however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, “this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
CTE confirmed in living NFL player for the first timecrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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News 8000
CTE confirmed in living NFL player for the first timecrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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KECI Missoula
CTE confirmed in living NFL player for the first timecrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
CTE confirmed in living NFL player for the first timecrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
CTE confirmed in living NFL player for the first timecrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
CTE confirmed in living NFL player for the first timecrisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
crisis," however experts point out that CTE can develop from any repeated head injury. According to the Boston University CTE Center, "this trauma includes both concussions that cause symptoms and subconcussive hits to the head that cause no... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: NFL Hypocrisy Shows in Concussion Policy ShamFoundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to solving the sports concussion
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to solving the sports concussion crisis. He is also a co-founder of the BU CTE Center. Nowinski serves on the NFL Players Association Mackey-White Traumatic Brain Injury Research Committee and the Ivy... Read more
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FOX News
NBC says Bob Costas' opinions 'are his own' after warning football's future is in jeopardyWARNS FUTURE OF FOOTBALL IS BLEAK BECAUSE SPORT 'DESTROYS PEOPLE'S BRAINS' Dr.
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
WARNS FUTURE OF FOOTBALL IS BLEAK BECAUSE SPORT 'DESTROYS PEOPLE'S BRAINS' Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, stressed she could not "connect the dots" between the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the... Read more
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FOX News
NBC says Bob Costas' opinions 'are his own' after warning football's future is in jeopardyWARNS FUTURE OF FOOTBALL IS BLEAK BECAUSE SPORT 'DESTROYS PEOPLE'S BRAINS' Dr.
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
WARNS FUTURE OF FOOTBALL IS BLEAK BECAUSE SPORT 'DESTROYS PEOPLE'S BRAINS' Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, stressed she could not "connect the dots" between the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Brain of NFL star Hernandez ravaged by most severe CTEand cognition, researchers at Boston University revealed at a medical conferenc
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
and cognition, researchers at Boston University revealed at a medical conference Thursday. Ann McKee, the head of BU's CTE Center, which has studied the disease caused by repetitive brain trauma for more than a decade, called Hernandez's brain... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Brain of NFL star Hernandez ravaged by most severe CTEand cognition, researchers at Boston University revealed at a medical conferenc
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
and cognition, researchers at Boston University revealed at a medical conference Thursday. Ann McKee, the head of BU's CTE Center, which has studied the disease caused by repetitive brain trauma for more than a decade, called Hernandez's brain... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Doctor: Hernandez’s brain was severely damaged by diseaseto head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr.
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University’s CTE Center, stressed she could not “connect the dots” between the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the... Read more
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Beloit Daily News
Ex-Bear LB Fortunato dead at 87to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr.
Beloit Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, stressed that she could not "connect the dots" between the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the... Read more
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FOX News
It's been a rough 24 hours for the NFLfound in someone so young. "We've never seen this in our 468 brains," said Dr.
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
found in someone so young. "We've never seen this in our 468 brains," said Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, "except in individuals some 20 years older." That's not to say Hernandez became a killer simply because of the... Read more
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FOX News
It's been a rough 24 hours for the NFLfound in someone so young. "We've never seen this in our 468 brains," said Dr.
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
found in someone so young. "We've never seen this in our 468 brains," said Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, "except in individuals some 20 years older." That's not to say Hernandez became a killer simply because of the... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Doctor: Hernandez's Brain Was Severely Damaged By Diseaseto head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr.
CBS Baltimore / Posted 10 days ago
to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University’s CTE Center, stressed she could not “connect the dots” between the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the... Read more
119 related articles
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KWWL Iowa
Doctor: Hernandez's brain was severely damaged by diseaseto head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr.
KWWL Iowa / Posted 10 days ago
to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, stressed she could not "connect the dots" between the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the... Read more
119 related articles
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The Norwich Bulletin
Doctor: Hernandez's brain was severely damaged by diseaseto head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr.
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, stressed she could not "connect the dots" between the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the... Read more
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Newsmax
Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe CTE Found in Person His AgeAaron Hernandez had the most severe case of CTE doctors have ever found in a pe
Newsmax / Posted 10 days ago
Aaron Hernandez had the most severe case of CTE doctors have ever found in a person his age. Head of Boston University CTE Center Dr. Ann McKee said at a medical conference the disease would have had a significant impact on Hernandez's... Read more
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Philly.com
Brain of NFL star Aaron Hernandez ravaged by most severe CTEand cognition, researchers at Boston University revealed at a medical conferenc
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
and cognition, researchers at Boston University revealed at a medical conference Thursday. Ann McKee, the head of BU’s CTE Center, which has studied the disease caused by repetitive brain trauma for more than a decade, called Hernandez’s brain... Read more
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