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  • San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland signals a first down after an interception against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, November 16, 2014
    Traumatic Brain Injury


    Traumatic Brain Injury Isn't Just an NFL Problem

    Terri Tanielian

    Apr 30, 2015

    Washington Post PostEverything

    Chris Borland retired early out of concern for his long-term mental and emotional health as a result of football's well-documented link to traumatic brain injury. Hopefully, his bold move will lead to better prevention and treatment of brain trauma in football, but it is also an issue for young athletes, military veterans, and others.

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