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loborugger
09-30-2009, 08:06 AM
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/sports/football/30dementia.html?_r=1

A study commissioned by the National Football League reports that Alzheimer’s disease or similar memory-related diseases appear to have been diagnosed in the league’s former players vastly more often than in the national population — including a rate of 19 times the normal rate for men ages 30 through 49.

interesting article.