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New Scan May Enable Better Diagnosis, Treatment for Athletes

  • Aired: 01/23/2013
  • 07:58
  • Rating: E
Concussions and other frequent head injuries have grown as a major health concern for professional football players. Jeffrey Brown reports on a new, preliminary study that identifies in the brains of living NFL players the first signs of protein build-up that can indicate more serious and long-term effects.
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In Studies on NFL Players' Brains, Earlier Evidence of Concussion Effects
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