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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - Ann Mckee
Dave Duerson, a former NFL player who committed suicide in February, had "moderately advanced" brain damage related to blows to the head, according to the researcher who made the diagnosis.
Scientists have found evidence connecting head injuries in athletes to Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a report to air on HBO's "Real Sports" on Tuesday night.
Scientists funded in part by the NFL say they have found evidence connecting head injuries in athletes to a condition that mimics Lou Gehrig's disease.
"I don't think the medical records would be helpful," said McKee, chief neuropathologist for the National VA Brain Bank and co-director of Boston University's Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy. "It really requires looking at the tissue and he was cremated, so it's not possible."
That's a `wow' moment," McKee said of the damage to Boogaard's brain tissue. "This is all going bad."