A Lesson from 83,000 Brain Scans

Brain scans and imaging specialist Daniel Amen gives a Ted Talk about brain health, and points out that it’s ridiculous psychiatry does not yet require brain imaging for diagnosis. (Source: TedTalks)

Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.

Football star Aaron Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church,…

Hockey Fight: Wives Reveal Cost of Concussions

Behind the facade of glamour and wealth, the wives of some retired hockey enforcers are in their own fierce fight. They want the NHL to acknowledge that there’s a link between fights, and head injuries on the ice and long-term…

Hockey’s Deadly Denial: Dangers of Fighting and Brain Trauma

Todd Ewen, a former professional hockey player, took his own life in September 2015 in the basement of his St. Louis home. Ewen had been suffering from depression and memory loss since his retirement from the NHL, in 1998. Before…

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