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HealthWise at Five-NFL players show higher risk in death from certain diseases

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All the fame and glory that comes with playing pro football may bring a devastating new risk. This time, the concern is not for hard hitting spinal injuries, but new research indicates professional football players may be at a higher risk of death from diseases that damage brain cells.  And that's why our guest today is Dr. Bradley Miller, a Neuro-pathologist from the Texas Tech Health Science Center.  For more information about this new study, visit http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120905163335.htm

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