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Brain Injury

Michael Robertson (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Jury Convicts Man Accused Of Dropping Cinder Block On Cop

A Miami-Dade County jury has convicted a man for dropping a cinder block on the head of Miami-Dade Police Detective Carlos Castillo.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 9:  Junior Seau #55 of the Miami Dolphins lines up during the game with the Buffalo Bills on October 9, 2005 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. The bills won 20-14 (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Seau Had Degenerative Brain Disease

Junior Seau, one of the NFL’s best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.

CBS Miami–01/10/2013

(Source:Jackson Memorial Hospital) Spear in the head of Yasser Lopez

Docs Reveal Stunning Images Of Teen With Spear Through Head

For the first time, South Florida is seeing some stunning images of how a 16-year-old boy was injured when a spear from a spear gun entered his head in a freak accident.

CBS4–06/18/2012

(Source: AP)

MLS Discuss Concussions At Symposium In Ft. Lauderdale

Major League Soccer is looking to take the lead with the best protocol for handling concussions, and the league did just that In Fort Lauderdale.

CBS4–01/07/2012