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Wellness Wednesday: Concussions in Sports, Healthcare for Older Americans and Nutrition News

Warren Major
Player on a girls soccer team attempts to use her head to pass the ball

Researchers studying the connection between sports related concussions and degenerative brain disease are often using male brains to study the link. Recently though, U.S. women’s soccer star Brandi Chastain pledged to aid the research for female athletes by donating her brain to science. Also in this week's wellness news, the price of health care for older Americans and the latest in nutrition advice.


This show originally aired on March 9, 2016 at 11 a.m.