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NFL Brain Damage

After years of denying that football players have suffered brain injury as a direct result of concussions, the NFL has admitted to a frightening statistic. An estimated 28% of NFL players are expected to develop long-term cognitive problems from the brain trauma sustained during their careers. According to the New York Times, a report by…
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UFC Fighter Announces Retirement, Chooses Health Over Brain Injury

So much attention on traumatic brain injury in sports and yet, surprisingly, we don't often hear of it in connection with mixed martial arts. MMA is a full contact combat sport. It involves violent strikes to the head, as well as aggressive wrestling maneuvers. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is said to be the fastest…
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