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March 9, 2012

Dear Blumenthal of Connecticut, One of the ‘Senators From Concussions’: Why is the CDC in Bed With the NFL?

Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is one of two senators investigating the Rite Aid pharmacy chain’s use of “wellness ambassadors,” whose role appears to be pushing the […]
March 10, 2012

‘On MMA Superstar Ronda Rousey, NFL Bounties, and Why Broken Bones Only LOOK Worse Than Broken Brains’ (full text)

[originally published 3/7/12 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/On_MMA_Superstar_Ronda_Rousey_NFL_Bounties_and_Why_Broken_Bones_Only_LOOK_Worse_Than_Broken_Brains_9956.html]   by Irvin Muchnick While the sports commentariat tried to figure out whether they are shocked, shocked by news that National […]
March 11, 2012

Death of Football: Dueling Tipping Points

Gregg Doyel of cbssports.com has one of those death-of-football ruminations. Doyel adds nothing new, but he’s writing for cbssports.com, so go read http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/story/17423602/death-of-football-thats-crazy-until-you-start-thinking-about-it. “What would be […]
March 12, 2012

While Everyone Obsesses Over Pros’ Concussion Suits, It’s the High School Litigation That Will Dethrone King Football

There is so much litigation by ex-players against the National Football League that it invites a form of apathy, which I’ll call “concussion fatigue.” The easy-to-dismiss […]
March 13, 2012

Discussing the Future of Football With San Francisco Chronicle Columnist Bruce Jenkins

Last Saturday the San Francisco Chronicle’s Bruce Jenkins wrote a column that I would describe as consistent with his philosophy of “Football is war – get […]
March 15, 2012

Bryan Donohue, UPMC’s Resveratrol Huckster and WWE Cardiologist, Takes Down His Website For Good

In previous reporting on this blog and in my recently published ebook UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero, I outed the beta website pages of Dr. Bryan […]
March 17, 2012

Mother Jones on Muchnick on Rick Santorum and Pro Wrestling Deregulation

“Hate Pro Wrestling? Blame Rick Santorum.” Tim Murphy http://motherjones.com/politics/2012/03/rick-santorum-wwf-pro-wresting
March 19, 2012

50,000+ YouTube Views for Muchnick Squaring Off With Bret Hart on ‘Nancy Grace’ in 2007

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March 20, 2012

Concussion Inc. Ebooks: Cure for the Common Cantu Bromide

Dr. Robert Cantu, the Boston sports concussion media go-to guy, has a book coming out in the fall entitled Concussions and Our Kids: America’s Leading Expert […]