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Football / Concussions #1030267

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 05, 2012
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(Charlotte: Scott Pelley) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(New York: Armen Keteyian) The findings of a study linking pro football to long-term brain injuries examined; details given about the increased risk of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s and ALS {Lou Gehrig’s disease}, and the NFL’s efforts to prevent injuries. [Former NFL player Kevin TURNER††- says he never thought his mental abilities would be impaired.] [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Brian APPLEBY††- comments on the need for more study.] The suicide death of player Junior Seau†† recalled.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Keteyian, Armen
Duration:
00:02:40

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