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Doctors confirm BMX legend Dave Mirra had CTE at time of death. Video New York Daily News

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Dave Mirra, the BMX legend who took his own life in February, was suffering from CTE (Chronic traumatic encephalopathy) at the time of his death.

Doctors in Toronto told ESPN that Mirra had deposits of tau protein in the frontal and temporal lobes of his brain, telltale signs of the neurodegenerative disease that has affected so many athletes in contact sports, most-notably football players.

“I couldn’t tell the difference,” Dr. Lili-Naz Hazrati told ESPN of the comparison between Mirra’s brain and the brains of athletes from other sports who were living with CTE at the time of their deaths. More at nydailynews.com

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Think like a professional athlete. Video Fox News

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It’s not enough for professional athletes to be in top physical form, they must also be in top mental form, too. Dr. Manny sits down with Dr. Jonathan Fader, author of “Life as Sport: What Top Athletes Can Teach You About How to Win in Life,” to learn the techniques to improve performance at home and at work Fox News video

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Our long and winding road to understanding ‘The Gene’. PBS News Hour video

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The field of genetics has seen exponential growth in recent years, and today may be on the verge of further breakthroughs that will radically change the way we function as a species. But to understand genetics now, one must first understand its complex past dating back to the 19th century, a past chronicled in Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s new book “The Gene.” Mukherjee joins Judy Woodruff for more. PBS NewsHour videovideo

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Dr. Max Gomez: Custom Knees. CBS New York video

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If you want a really perfect fit for a suit or a dress you would probably get it customized for your body size and shape.

So why not do the same for something even more important like a total knee replacement?

As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez explained, that’s exactly what one company is doing, thanks to 3D printing….blackdailynews.com
CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports. CBS New York video video

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