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Study Of Junior Seau's Brain Finds Signs Of Neurodegenerative Disease

January 10, 2013 4:22 p.m.

Junior Seau, the former NFL linebacker whose suicide last May at age 43 shocked fans and former teammates, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disease associated with repetitive head injuries, according to a study by the National Institutes of Health.

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