Increased Dementia Risk Seen for NFL Players

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The National Football League has long denied that retired players are subject to Alzheimer's or other memory-related diseases. But a study commissioned by the NFL itself reports otherwise. What will that mean not just for the pros but for high-school and college players who often suffer concussions? One neurosurgeon calls it “a game changer,” according to the New York Times in an article by Alan Schwarz.  

Credits

Guest:
Alan Schwarz - New York Times - @alanschwarz

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal