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Military / Veterans / Brain Injuries #1022097

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) The findings of a study on traumatic brain injuries in military troops that is similar to sports injuries examined; details given about chronic traumatic encephalopathy {CTE} symptoms that affect areas of the brain. [Ex-soldier Nick COLGIN††- describes his brain injuries four years later; worries he has CTE.] [Boston University study leader Dr. Lee GOLDSTEIN††, study co-author neurologist Dr. Ann McKEE††- say the two groups {soldiers and athletes} have similar injuries.] The concerns about an increased risk of dementiA for wounded soldiers discussed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
LaPook, Jon
Duration:
00:03:30

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