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Examination of Junior Seau's brain reveals degenerative disorder found in people with repetitive head injuries


Last updated 1/10/2013 at Noon

SAN DIEGO (Wire Service) - An examination of the brain of former Chargers linebacker Junior Seau showed evidence of a degenerative disorder seen before in people who have suffered repetitive head injuries, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke announced today, January 10.

Seau, a fan favorite who died last May of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 43, played in 20 National Football League seasons, along with college ball at USC and in high school in his native Oceanside.

His family donated his brain to the National Institutes of Health, which includes the N...

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