Episode 37: Can concussions cause personality changes?

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In the Zone
What effect do repeated concussions, or even less traumatic blows to the head, have on personality?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Alexander Dale Oen – Norwegian breaststroke champion
Mariano Rivera – New York Yankees pitcher
Pablo Sandoval – San Francisco Giants 3B
Terrell Suggs – Baltimore Ravens LB
Evan Longoria – Tampa Bay Rays 3B
Did the NBA lockout and shortened season cause an increase in injuries?

Ask Dr. Geier
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Do many athletes suffer tibia fractures in sports?
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