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Report: NFL Tried to Influence NIH-Supported Concussion Study
Bob Grant | May 24, 2016
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.
Opinion: The Burden of Proof
David Rubenson and Paul Salvaterra | Jan 30, 2014
Universities that profit from football programs need to honestly assess their responsibilities when it comes to head injury research.
NFL Gear Yields Little for Cancer
Kerry Grens | Oct 16, 2013
Only a small proportion of money made from breast cancer-themed football merchandise actually supports efforts to combat the disease.
NFL Settles Concussion Case
Jef Akst | Aug 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.
Junior Seau Had Brain Trauma
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 10, 2013
An NIH study finds that the former NFL linebacker who committed suicide last May had signs of degenerative brain disease.