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Boston University to study brain of ex-NFL linebacker

Wed Sep 13 08:10:17 EDT 2017 | Fox News
The brain of former University of Colorado and NFL football player Drew Wahlroos, who killed himself earlier this month, has been donated to Boston University. The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office announced Tuesday that Wahlroos’ brain will go to researchers at the university who have conducted extensive studies on traumatic brain injuries in football players. MAN STOPS BREATHING, 3 OTHERS SICKENED AFTER EATING COWORKER'S FOOD The Daily Camera reports the 37-year-old died Sept. 2 ..

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The brain of former University of Colorado and NFL football player Drew Wahlroos, who killed himself earlier this month, has been donated to Boston University..
The brain of former University of Colorado and NFL football player Drew Wahlroos, who killed himself earlier this month, has been donated to Boston University. The San Diego County..
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