PBS NewsHour Repetitive Head Injuries Link to Degenerative Brain Disease
New Study Links Athletes' Repetitive Head Injuries to Degenerative Brain Disease Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Repetitive Head Injuries Link to Degenerative Brain Disease
A newly-published four-year study at Boston University, which examined the brains of deceased athletes, links repetitive head injuries to a degenerative brain disease called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopaty. Jeffrey Brown talks to Dr. Ann McKee, one of the lead researchers, and ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada about the current evidence.
Premiere Date: 12/03/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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