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The earth would be filled with violence

August 08, 2018, 02:38:10 am suzytr says: Hello, any good churches in the Sacto, CA area, also looking in Reno NV, thanks in advance and God Bless you Smiley
January 29, 2018, 01:21:57 am Christian40 says: It will be interesting to see what happens this year Israel being 70 years as a modern nation may 14 2018
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September 24, 2017, 10:45:16 pm Psalm 51:17 says: The specific rule pertaining to the national anthem is found on pages A62-63 of the league rulebook. It states: “The National Anthem must be played prior to every NFL game, and all players must be on the sideline for the National Anthem. “During the National Anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country. Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice(s) for violations of the above, including first offenses.”
September 20, 2017, 04:32:32 am Christian40 says: "The most popular Hepatitis B vaccine is nothing short of a witch’s brew including aluminum, formaldehyde, yeast, amino acids, and soy. Aluminum is a known neurotoxin that destroys cellular metabolism and function. Hundreds of studies link to the ravaging effects of aluminum. The other proteins and formaldehyde serve to activate the immune system and open up the blood-brain barrier. This is NOT a good thing."
September 19, 2017, 03:59:21 am Christian40 says: bbc international did a video about there street preaching they are good witnesses
September 14, 2017, 08:06:04 am Psalm 51:17 says: bro Mark Hunter on YT has some good, edifying stuff too.
September 14, 2017, 04:31:26 am Christian40 says: i have thought that i'm reaping from past sins then my life has been impacted in ways from having non believers in my ancestry.
September 11, 2017, 06:59:33 am Psalm 51:17 says: The law of reaping and sowing. It's amazing how God's mercy and longsuffering has hovered over America so long. (ie, the infrastructure is very bad here b/c for many years, they were grossly underspent on. 1st Tim 6:10, the god of materialism has its roots firmly in the West) And remember once upon a time ago when shacking up b/w straight couples drew shock awe?

Exodus 20:5  Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
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Men Who Played High School Contact Sports at Risk for Brain Injury

Researchers have discovered that a neurodegenerative disease linked to pro football players is also showing up in men who played high school contact sports.

Scientists from the Mayo Clinic have discovered that about one-third of men who played contact sports and whose brains had been donated to the Mayo Clinic brain bank had evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which is caused by repeated brain trauma.

Symptoms of CTE include memory loss, aggression, suicidal thoughts, depression, and dementia, although the only way to officially diagnose CTE is after death, when brain tissue can be analyzed for an abnormal protein called Tau.

CTE has famously been linked to NFL players: The disease has shown up in several former NFL players who committed suicide, including Junior Seau and Terry Long. Family members of Frank Gifford, who died in August, recently announced that the former player suffered from CTE, and former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre has said he suspects he may have the disease.

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For the latest research, which was published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica, Mayo scientists analyzed clinical records of more than 1,700 cases in their brain bank.

Researchers found 66 men who had participated in contact sports during their youth. Of those men, 32 percent showed evidence of CTE.

By comparison, none of 198 brains of people who didn’t have documentation of participating in contact sports had CTE, including those of 66 women.

Lead study author Kevin Bieniek, a predoctoral student in the Mayo Graduate School’s Neurobiology of Disease program, tells Yahoo Health that the study was launched after he noticed that a man in the brain bank who had evidence of CTE had played high school football.

He calls the findings “surprising,” noting that CTE was discovered among former players of several contact sports such as football, boxing, wrestling, rugby, basketball, and baseball. While the overall numbers are low and therefore too small to show statistical significance, Bieniek notes that more football players had CTE than players of any other sport.

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Not everyone who plays contact sports and suffers head injuries will develop CTE, but Bieniek and his team found two genetic markers that may increase a person’s risk of developing the disease.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s unknown how common or prevalent CTE is among the general population. However, a study of 3,439 NFL players from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found that former players were more than three times more likely than the general population to develop a brain or nervous system disorder.

CTE was the subject of a major lawsuit against the NFL by thousands of former pro football players and their families. The 2013 settlement reportedly required the NFL to pay $765 million to fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation, and medical research for retired players and their families.

Naturally, this raises the question: Should parents discourage their kids from playing contact sports? Bieniek says no.

“There are so many positive benefits of sports,” he says. “I don’t know that there’s necessarily imminent threats of CTE, but the study is good in that it raises awareness both for scientists and the general public that CTE might be more common than we thought.”

However, he says the findings underscore moves that are already being made in contact sports — specifically, limiting head to head contact and encouraging players to wear better, more protective sports equipment.

Bieniek says scientists don’t currently know how many hits or what type of hits it takes until a person develops CTE, but it’s currently being studied. “Just awareness of this is really important,” he says.
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