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FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 29:  Shawn Wooden #22 of the Miami Dolphins looks on during the game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 29, 2002 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots defeated the Dolphins 27-24 in overtime. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

CBS4 Exclusive: Ex-Dolphin At Center Of NFL Concussion Settlement Speaks Out

Former Miami Dolphin Shawn Wooden, who is at the center of an NFL concussion-related settlement, tells his story to CBS4 Chief Investigator Michele Gillen.

08/20/2015

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 29:  Shawn Wooden #22 of the Miami Dolphins looks on during the game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 29, 2002 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots defeated the Dolphins 27-24 in overtime. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Ex-Dolphins Player At The Center Of NFL’s Concussion Lawsuit

The name of an ex- football player at the center of a settlement dispute between former players and the National Football League (NFL) will likely come up again on Monday.

08/17/2015

George Eans (Courtesy: Coral Gables Police)

Missing Coral Gables Man Reunited With Family

A Coral Gables man, reported missing on Friday, has been reunited with his family.

07/25/2015

(Source: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Brain Injury Group: NFL Concussion Award Scheme Wrong

A national brain injury group says the proposed payout scheme for NFL concussion-related injuries is “deeply flawed.”

09/30/2014

Dr. Bret Osborn, neurosurgeon & author (Source: CBS4)

Focus On South Florida: Keeping Dementia At Bay

Alzheimer’s is a growing problem nationwide. In Florida the prevalence of the disease in Florida is forecast to increase from 49 percent to 81 percent between now and 2025.

06/09/2014

Homer Cox, 85. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Gardens PD Locate Missing Elderly Man

Miami Gardens officials need help locating an elderly man with dementia who was last seen Friday.

CBS Miami–05/30/2014

(Source: AP) A cross-section of a brain

Study Links Contact Sports And Brain Damage

Researchers at Boston University have found evidence that years of blows to the head in football and other sports leads to a distinct pattern of brain damage can eventually turn into dementia.

CBS Miami–12/03/2012

alzheimers

I-Team: Women, Hormones and Alzheimer’s: The Missing Link?

The link between the hormone estrogen and Alzheimer’s could be the key to unlocking the mystery of this debilitating and frightening disease in women. The I-Team gets the facts from the top experts.

CBS4–05/10/2011

(Source: AP) A cross-section of a brain

Brain Matters Targets Alzheimer’s

A new case of Alzheimer’s disease is diagnosed every 70 seconds in America. South Florida is ground zero for the disease and that’s why one of the largest private facilities to treat it is here in the area.

CBS4–03/02/2011

Neil Rogers

Neil Rogers Sendoff Raucous, In Character

It was a raucous sendoff for a South Florida radio icon that some called a “god”.

CBS4–01/08/2011

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