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NFL awards $1.5M in medical grants

Updated: September 11, 2012, 10:34 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- NFL Charities is awarding more than $1.5 million in grants for sports-related medical research at 15 organizations, with nearly two-thirds of the money going to study concussion prevention and treatment.

This year's grants include research on stem cells and nervous system injuries; MRI methods after concussions; and the effect of temperature on the severity of potential brain injuries.

The institutions receiving grants are Washington University, Washington State ...

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