Former NFL Player Diagnosed with Early Alzheimer's like Condition at age 34

Former NFL player Ted Johnson of the New England Patriots has been diagnosed with the likely early stages of Alzheimer's Disease at age 34. Johnson's condition appears to result from repetitive concussions suffered while a player. Concussions have a cumulative degrading effect on cognitive ability. Scientists are just now realizing how tremendously damaging the effect of this kind of injury can be.

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