January 29th, 2013
From CNN.com: “The National Football League Players Association is negotiating a deal with the league to award $100 million awarded to Harvard University over 10 years to study and treat players’ injuries and illnesses, according to a proposal obtained by CNN.
In the last few years, the perception of a typical NFL player has undergone a subtle shift: from lithe titans performing formidable feats on the field to men who may end their careers broken down, their brains addled by a mysterious concussion-related brain disease.
But the real picture of the typical NFL player is much more complex, and the health problems run much deeper than concussion.
According to the proposal, the funding would be used to “diagnose, treat and prevent” players’ injuries and illnesses.”
To find out more visit CNN.com.