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By On February 16th, 2016

O.J. Simpson: An American Story of CTE

How has it been over twenty years since the O.J. Simpson trial? I’ve been watching the television program, “People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” on FX recently, and, in many ways, it doesn’t seem like that long ago that a great many of us were glued to our televisions as the trial unfolded and…

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By On January 7th, 2016

The Chicken or the Egg: Brain Injury and Mental Health Problems

Written by Nick Adams Looking for the cause of mental health problems will take us in many different directions: a neurochemical problem, the end product of negative life experiences including trauma or a change to behavior, cognition and emotions caused by an injury to the brain? Or, perhaps there is a combination of factors which…

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By On January 4th, 2016

Ray Ciancaglini’s Middle Way: Sports and Concussion

The “middle way” was described by the Buddha in his first discourse as abandoning the extremes for the path in the middle.  I was reminded of this concept after a recent conversation with Ray Ciancaglini during which Dr. Rolf B. Gainer interviewed Ray about his thoughts on the similarities between boxing, football and resulting brain…

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