“Concussion” Movie: Hollywood On Board in Protecting Athletes

Concussion–the movie about athletes who sustain concussions during play–presents one of the hottest health topics in sports circles to its viewers. With Hollywood on board with this topic, the film might do as much good as doctors have in spreading…

Kathie Lee Gifford Donated Frank Gifford’s Brain to Science, Reveals He Suffered Trauma from Football Days

Kathie Lee Gifford and her family announced this week that when Frank Gifford passed away of natural causes in August, they donated his brain to science. In a statement to the media, Kathie Lee Gifford said, “We as a family…

CTE Brain Disease Postmortem Diagnosis (Ryan Freel)

Former MLB player Ryan Freel committed suicide on December 22, 2012, at the age of 36. It has now been reported that Freel suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which is a degenerative brain disease. A report compiled by the…