Protecting Your Brain in Contact Sports, Part 2


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Justin Strzelczyk was one of the first to fall prey to the NFL's toughest opponent - CTE. The trauma he experienced playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 90s eventually led to his suicide, portrayed in the 2015 film, Concussion. Emmanuel Acho talks with Justin's ex-wife Keana McMahon about the impact it had on their family and her current outlook on the game.

15 episodes available. A new episode about every 7 days averaging 33 mins duration .