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St. Luke’s University Health Network Combines Treatment With Outreach to Address Young Athletes’ Concussions

January 14th, 2014

Judging from the packed stadiums and cheering fans, the National Football League (NFL) is alive and well. A cloud, however, hangs over the festivities, in the form of potentially concussion-related issues such as depression, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy and even suicide. Repeated blows to the head and the long-term risks of