PBS NewsHour

New Scan May Enable Better Diagnosis, Treatment for Athletes

Clip: 01/23/2013 | 7m 58s

Concussions and other frequent head injuries have grown as a major health concern for professional football players. Jeffrey Brown reports on a new, preliminary study that identifies in the brains of living NFL players the first signs of protein build-up that can indicate more serious and long-term effects.

Aired: 01/23/13

Rating: NR

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