Neurological disorders

June 15, 2017 - 4:37 pm
NBA-WARRIORS PARADE Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors twirled T-shirts over their heads and waved to the crowd from atop double-decker buses as blue and yellow confetti rained down on them during a parade Thursday to celebrate the team'...
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June 15, 2017 - 12:56 pm
The first two claims in the NFL's billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday, a total of $9 million in benefits. The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania overseeing the process was notified Thursday through a joint status report filed by the class and the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2013, file photo, O.J. Brigance, front, attends a celebration in Baltimore of the NFL football team's Super Bowl victory. Brigance will hold a celebration Tuesday, May 16, on the 10th anniversary of a day that forever changed his life. On May 16, 2007, the former Ravens linebacker learned he was afflicted with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. There is no known cure for what is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and the life expectancy after being diagnosed is usually two to five years. Only 10 percent of those with ALS live 10 years beyond the diagnosis, which explains why Brigance and his wife, Chanda, intend to savor the moment. Brigance serves as senior adviser to player engagement for the Ravens, a job he started in 2004. In addition to assisting players in each phase of their career, Brigance is a source of motivation. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)
May 15, 2017 - 1:07 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — O.J. Brigance will hold a celebration Tuesday on the 10th anniversary of a day that forever changed his life. On May 16, 2007, the former Baltimore Ravens linebacker learned he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. There is no known cure for the motor neuron disease commonly...
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May 08, 2015 - 5:53 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Kendall Hoyt, Dartmouth College (THE CONVERSATION) War and disease have marched arm in arm for centuries. Wars magnify the spread and severity of disease by disrupting populations. As...
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