Month: April 2013

Study: Dementia tops cancer and heart disease in cost

Dementia is now being linked to concussions and head injuries.  Ex-NFL players are suffering from dementia and dying of brain disease.   Dementia is one of the most costly diseases to American society, and the NFL is trying to pass these costs on to the U.S. taxpayers by supporting legislation such as AB-1309. http://thedailynewsonline.com/lifestyles/article_66fce1d4-a151-11e2-84d4-001a4bcf887a.html

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I am Mel Owens. I was a first round draft pick for the L.A. Rams back in 1981 and I played for them for 10 years. As a former NFL football player I know what it’s like to sustain injuries, keep playing, and not think about the effects those injuries might have on me later. …

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