Lou Gehrig’s Disease
The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and twice as often as the general population.
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There was a time when Lou Gehrig was feeling fairly good about his chances against the disease that ultimately took his life at the age of 37.
Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.
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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.