The NFL Concussion Settlement: Dr. Stern Inside Look

Excerpt: "Boston University researcher Robert Stern said that many of the 76 deceased NFL players found to have the brain decay known as CTE would not have qualified for awards had they lived. Some never developed the dementia, Alzheimer’s and other neurological problems covered in the minimum $765-million settlement. “That’s what started the whole discussion (of NFL concussions) and it’s not compensated,” Stern told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday. “Repetitive hits to the head do not lead to Alzheimer’s disease. They lead to CTE, if anything.”