What Is CTE?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a rare condition characterized by progressive brain degeneration caused in part or whole by repeated blows to the head sustained over many years.  As such, it tends to manifest in individuals who regularly engage in...

Delayed Concussion Symptoms

Concussion symptoms almost always take time to develop. Concussions involve chemical and physical changes to the brain, and these changes take time to develop. Oftentimes, your concussion symptoms will change, appear, or even disappear over the hours and days after...

Tattoo infections: Causes and Consequences

Tattooing has been a part of human culture for over 5,000 years. Unfortunately, many bacteria that cause infections, such as Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E. coli, have been around even longer and probably infected many early tattoo recipients. In the 21st...

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