The author’s son was a high school football star in Pennsylvania, and at Dartmouth College who suffered from CTE before he took his own life at the age of 32. CTE, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, is a brain disease that is degenerative and progressive. It occurs as a result of repeated head…
CTE is coded as postconcussional syndrome which is F07.81January 30th is National CTE Awareness Day according to www.stopcte.org. This organization was founded by the family of Patrick Risha who lost his battle with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he was in his 20’s. This young man lived in the suburbs…