brain injury

Has the NFL Covered Up Concussion and Brain Injury Research? And What Should Parents Think?

, Deputy director, Center for Science & Democracy

On February 17, 2011, former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, one of my childhood heroes, shot himself in the chest. In a text message to family, he strongly implied that he committed suicide in this way in order to preserve his brain for research into the long-term effects of traumatic brain injury. Read more >

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