CTE

Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson shaking hands with Mayor Kenney.
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Pat Loeb
March 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia City Council's last session focused on the budget and safe injection sites, but there was also a lesson in Council's peculiar politics tucked among the less-noted actions. One Councilmember was forced to shelve legislation that many of her colleagues supported.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
February 05, 2020 - 4:26 pm
A Philadelphia City Council committee Wednesday approved a third ballot question for the April primary. Read more here.
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Football practice.
Dreamstime
KYW Staff
October 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Annals of Neurology found more concerns when it comes to having your kids play tackle football.
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Football practice.
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KYW Staff
September 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
There is more bad news for the NFL when it comes to health concerns.
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Injured football player.
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KYW Staff
September 03, 2019 - 3:17 pm
KYW Medical Report: Football season is around the corner, but the world of professional football is not as stable as it once was.
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Dreamstime
April 03, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The punch-drunk boxer was a stereotype in Hollywood for years. The syndrome now has a medical name: chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. CTE also...
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CTE
August 30, 2018 - 3:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Can CTE be used as a defense to a crime? Kellen Winslow, Jr. was an All-American tight end in college and went on to a ten-year NFL career. He's now facing several felony charges, including burglary and multiple rapes in...
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