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Lou Ruvo Center Studies Fighters' Brains

What happens to a fighter's brain after knockouts, concussions and blows ot the head? Some of them might develop dementia or other problems. A study by the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health aims to find out which fighters are more prone to brain damage, and how it occurs.

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Sarah Banks, head, neuropsychology program, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Frank Slaughter, boxing trainer

Friday, November 8, 2013

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