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Terrible headaches every morning: A veteran describes the pain of the kind of combat-related brain injury Trump has repeatedly dismissed

More than 100 US service members have been found to have mild traumatic brain injuries following an Iranian missile attack on US forces in Iraq. President Donald Trump has repeatedly downplayed these injuries, insisting they are “not very serious.” “There’s nothing mild about a brain injury,” Michael Kaplen, a brain-injury […]
Terrible headaches every morning: A veteran describes the pain of the kind of combat-related brain injury Trump has repeatedly dismissed
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Brett Favre believes he had ‘probably thousands’ of concussions, and now calls the uncertainty of his future mental health ‘very scary’

Legendary quarterback Brett Favre believes he may have had “thousands” of concussions during his football career. Favre suffers from short-term memory issues, among other things, and is worried those might be early signs of CTE. Favre has become outspoken about concussion issues in contact sports, even saying that he hopes […]
Brett Favre believes he had ‘probably thousands’ of concussions, and now calls the uncertainty of his future mental health ‘very scary’
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Former Super Bowl MVP attempted suicide, and he blames concussions

Mark Rypien, a former Super Bowl MVP, has had numerous mental health struggles since his football career ended and even attempted suicide. Rypien blames the hits he took during his football career for his difficulties Now, he is speaking out to help end the stigma around mental health. Choking back […]
Former Super Bowl MVP attempted suicide, and he blames concussions
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