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Real life doc tackles the NFL concussion zone

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Note: Normally, our GiftWORTH ▶ topics deal primarily with charity, philanthropy, and nonprofits, but this post is carried over from our companion blog GameWORTH ▶due to the urgency of the subject.

▶ HEADLINER Dr. Bennet Ifeakandu Omalu (born September 1968 is a Nigerian-American physician, forensic pathologist, and neuropathologist who was the first to publish findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in American football players while working at the Allegheny County Coroner's Office in Pittsburgh. He later became chief medical examiner of San Joaquin County, California, and is a professor in the University of California, Davis, Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.Q&A: What is a brain concussion? A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). It can occur after an impact to the head or after a whiplash-type injury that causes the head and brain to shake quickly back and forth. Concussions are usually not life-threatening, but they can caus…

Not all charity ends successfully

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▶Posted in triplicate (a Trilogy) around these #ALTACITIES and our Flipboard magazines, the following #SocialCurrentSee archive is a timely sequel to the allied posts on our NEXTDOOR Trilogy message board.
THE VIDEO CLIP (above), '#Canswerist' story, does not have a happy ending.  Most do not. We archive this story to give tribute to those "canswerists" (those who fight to survive cancer and their caregivers) to give hope and courage even when events culminate without intended results.

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▶ "Amazing Grace" is a Christian hymn published in 1779, with words written by the English poet and clergyman John Newton (1725–1807).

Newton wrote the words from personal experience. He grew up without any particular religious conviction, but his life's path was formed by a variety of twists and coincidences that were often put into motion by his recalcitrant insubordination. He was pressed (conscripted) into service in the Royal Nav…