USA Today: Clinic provides hope for athletes with brain injuries: ‘This is going to be huge’

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

The announcement last month that Aaron Hernandez had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he committed suicide while in prison did not come as a surprise to many former NFL players. That’s because they suspect they have the degenerative brain disease diagnosed too. Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson said on Twitter he’s “certain” he has CTE, which has diagnosed posthumously in 111 former NFL players. (October 3, 2017)

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