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Inspiration Of 'Concussion' Film Chronicles His Research With CTE

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  Next week the highly publicized Sony Pictures movie "Concussion," filmed in Pittsburgh, will be in theaters. "Concussion" chronicles how Dr. Bennet Omalu first discovered Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE in the late Pittsburgh Steelers center Mike Webster. Dr. Omalu is in Pittsburgh for the launch of the Bennet Omalu Foundation and its' affiliation with the University of Pittsburgh to drive research and understanding of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Traumatic Brain Injuries. He joins us to discuss the story behind the movie and his belief that kids should not play football. 

 
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