Concussion

≨ free ᥥ Concussion  ⊮ PDF Author Jeanne Marie Laskas ⋖ ≨ free ᥥ Concussion ⊮ PDF Author Jeanne Marie Laskas ⋖ NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER The riveting, unlikely story of Dr Bennet Omalu, the pathologist who first identified CTE in professional football players, a discovery that challenges the existence of Americas favorite sport and puts Omalu in the crosshairs of footballs most powerful corporation the NFL Now a major motion picture starring Will SmithJeanne Marie Laskas first met the young forensic pathologist Dr Bennet Omalu in 2009, while reporting a story for GQthat would go on to inspire the movie Concussion Omalu told her about a day in September 2002, when, in a dingy morgue in downtown Pittsburgh, he picked up a scalpel and made a discovery that would rattle America in ways hed never intended Omalu was new to America, chasing the dream, a deeply spiritual man escaping the wounds of civil war in Nigeria The body on the slab in front of him belonged to a fifty year old named Mike Webster, aka Iron Mike, a Hall of Fame center for the Pittsburgh Steelers, one of the greatest ever to play the game After retiring in 1990, Webster had suffered a dizzyingly steep decline Toward the end of his life, he was living out of his van, tasering himself to relieve his chronic pain, and fixing his rotting teeth with Super Glue How did this happen , Omalu asked himself How did a young man like Mike Webster end up like this The search for answers would change Omalus life forever and put him in the crosshairs of one of the most powerful corporations in America the National Football League What Omalu discovered in Websters brainproof that Iron Mikes mental deterioration was no accident but a disease caused by blows to the head that could affect everyone playing the gamewas the one truth the NFL wanted to ignore Taut, gripping, and gorgeously told, Concussion is the stirring story of one unlikely mans decision to stand up to a multibillion dollar colossus, and to tell the world the truth Praise for Concussion A gripping medical mystery and a dazzling portrait of the young scientist no one wanted to listen to a fabulous, essential read.Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksThe story of Dr Bennet Omalus battle against the NFL is classic David and Goliath stuff, and Jeanne Marie Laskasone of my favorite writers on earthmakes it as exciting as any great courtroom or gridiron drama A riveting, powerful human taleand a master class on how to tell a story.Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit Bennet Omalu forced football to reckon with head trauma The NFL doesnt want you to hear his story, but Jeanne Marie Laskas makes it unforgettable This book is gripping, eye opening, and full of heart.Emily Bazelon, author of Sticks and Stones Concussion Symptoms and causes Mayo Clinic Concussion Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment of this common brain injury HEADS UP to Brain Injury Awareness HEADS UP Whether you are a parent, coach, 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    • Kindle
    • 0812987578
    • Concussion
    • Jeanne Marie Laskas
    • English
    • 18 February 2017
    • 288 pages

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