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The Science of Concussions

According to NFL concussion data, NFL players have nearly a one in three chance of acquiring some form of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.  With all the head-on-head, and head-on-other-hard-object collisions that wrestles and footballers and other contact sport players, encounter on a weekly basis, its very easy to picture how so many players can end up with severe brain damage.

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Patrick J. Lynh | http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Concussion_mechanics.svg | Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License 2006

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