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What Happens To A Football Player’s Brain During A Concussion?
Inside the injury that could destroy the NFL
Even Tiny Bumps To Your Brain Can Cause Trauma Over Time
And football helmets only protect against the big ones
How Head Hits In Football Hurt Brains
A sports science roundup
NFL Concussion Expert Rich Ellenbogen: ‘I Really Don’t Care Who’s To Blame. We Just Have To Move The Science Forward’
Ellenbogen, the co-chair of the NFL's Head, Neck and Spine committee and a neurological surgery professor at the University of Washington, talks to us about the NFL's efforts to make football safer, the future of concussion research, and the technology that will get us there.
Helmets And Mouthguards Don’t Prevent Concussions, Doctors Agree
A new "consensus statement" on sports concussions deals with protective equipment and sports rules, among other things.
Scientists to Football Players: Give Us Your Brains
Amidst a growing body of evidence tying severe health problems to multiple concussions, researchers are tapping NFL stars for a more hands-on corroboration
Can This Football Helmet Save Lives?
More professional football players are turning up with irreversible brain disorders. Are concussions to blame?