Nevada Health (March 26, 2018): Concussions and CTE

Las Vegas is known as The Fight Capital of the World and researchers in Las Vegas are working to better understand long-term effects of repetitive head trauma and improve the safety of combat sports. Athletes face constant head trauma as part of their career, especially boxers, UFC fighters and NFL players. Dr. Charles Bernick studies the long term impact of taking repeated blows to the head, including Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).

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