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Gallaudet University Firsts and Football

Last Tuesday, November 19th, was the 150th anniversary of one of the most important speeches in American history: President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. A year after his famous 1863 speech, Lincoln would deliver another speech, establishing the first university in … Continue reading

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Concussion and Football

Coaches and players are more aware of the risks of brain injury, thanks in large part to the research of the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (TBIMS). Dr. Nancy Chiaravalloti, director of the Northern New Jersey TBIMS was interviewed by … Continue reading

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Head Injuries in the NFL: a First-Hand Account

In the article “What It’s Like When an NFL Linebacker Nearly Knocks Your Head Off”, former Denver Broncos tight end Nate Jackson recalls—in alarming detail—his experience of being concussed and knocked unconscious during a game in the National Football League. … Continue reading

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