Autopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.
CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalitis, is a term that meant very little to the vast majority of physicians before the last year or so but CTE is now a hot button issue in sports where head trauma is a significant risk.
Junior Seau, one of the NFL’s best players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide.
Early high school combines high school and college together in a six year program in which students can earn associates degrees. The Obama administration has recommended that Congress allocate more money for vocational, career and technical education promoting this approach.
Have you heard the story of Dave Duerson? He was a pro football player and Walter Payton Man of the Year Award Winner who took his own life earlier this year.