CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 03, 2012
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(Boston: Jim Axelrod) New research on the long term consequences of repetitive injuries to the brain examined; footage shown of former pro football player John Mackey, who suffered from dementia later in his life; details given about the study of brains of athletes and war veterans and the hope to be able to identify the CTE brain damage condition. [Study author Dr. Ann McKEE- notes the longer the patient survives the more the disease progresses.] [Iraq veteran Rigo SAENZ- comments on his symptoms.]
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