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A Congressional investigation indicates that the National Football League may have sought to steer millions of dollars in National Institutes of Health funding away from one of its critics.


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Opinion: The Burden of Proof

By | January 30, 2014

Universities that profit from football programs need to honestly assess their responsibilities when it comes to head injury research.


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NFL Gear Yields Little for Cancer

By | October 16, 2013

Only a small proportion of money made from breast cancer-themed football merchandise actually supports efforts to combat the disease.  


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NFL Settles Concussion Case

By | August 29, 2013

The National Football League will pay a total of $765 million to help cover the medical expenses of more than 4,500 former players and to fund research on head injuries.


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Junior Seau Had Brain Trauma

By | January 10, 2013

An NIH study finds that the former NFL linebacker who committed suicide last May had signs of degenerative brain disease.


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