Stamford Doctor Hopes 'Concussion' Conveys Key Medical Issues

Stamford Daily Voice—December 22, 2015

The Stamford Daily Voice reports on Will Smith's upcoming movie, "Concussion," that opens Christmas Day and highlights forensic pathologist, Bennet Omalu, MD, who fought the NFL's efforts to suppress research on brain damage suffered by professional football players. The movie was inspired by Dr. Omalu's study following the death of two former NFL players who suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Erin E. Manning, MD, a neurologist at Hospital for Special Surgery, comments on the movie and the importance of spreading awareness about treating concussions in athletes and non-athletes. "Head injuries are significant and shouldn’t be ignored."

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