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Jimmy Carter home from hospital

Anyone who's ever had a fragile grandparent knows that falls are especially dangerous for the elderly -- and Jimmy Carter has had three falls in the past six months.

Concussion patient urges injured players to speak up

Former Waunakee hockey player prepares for college

More than two and a half years after her injury, Maddy Vincent's symptoms (regular headaches, memory loss and difficulty with physical exercise) are getting better.

Wisconsin native finds signs of degenerative diseases in former football players

Disease normally found in 80-year-olds has been found in 40-year-olds

Dr. Ann McKee and more than 120 million other Americans watched Sunday's Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos. However, it's likely none did so with her perspective as the nation's leading expert on the effect of contact sports on the brain.