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Hard Hits and Head Trauma, the Dangers of Team Sports

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February 5, 2013
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The Super Bowl wraps up the football season this Sunday, but concerns about head injuries from high-impact sports continue. One doctor has invented an iPhone app to help school coaches diagnose concussions in their teenage athletes.


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TheStreet (May 29, 2014) — Industrial hemp advocacy and the therapeutic bent to agriculture both come to a head in Healing Grounds, an organization started this year by Fred-Curtis Lewis, a 36-year-old vet whose brother, Mike, founded Growing warriors in 2012. Lewis was shot in the helmet in Afghanistan in 2008 while serving as a Special Forces medical sergeant, but he believes the CBD, the cannabidiol found in both marijuana and industrial hemp, can help with his own PTSD. He discovered the power of cannabis while in Washington state, where medical marijuana is legal. Now, from his base in Kentucky, he's on a mission to help fellow vets suffering from the trauma of war. Video provided by TheStreet
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Virtual Therapist Helps Patients Speak

Virtual Therapist Helps Patients Speak

AP (July 30, 2013) — Temple University researchers are working to create a virtual speech therapist for patients with aphasia, a language disorder caused by brain damage from a stroke or other head trauma.
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NFL Legend Tony Dorsett Has Concussion-Related Brain Disease

NFL Legend Tony Dorsett Has Concussion-Related Brain Disease

Newsy (Nov. 7, 2013) — Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett was diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a debilitating brain disease caused by numerous hits to the head.
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Stars Join Brain Disease Fight

Stars Join Brain Disease Fight

Xinhua News Agency (Sep. 21, 2012) — A star-studded event aiming to raise awareness and fund resolution of brain illness, disease and trauma took place on Wednesday at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. Famous stars Tom Hanks, Glenn Close, Sally Field and many more stepped on the red carpet to share their stories, compassion and supports.
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