Cherry blossoms bloomed by the tidal basin in Washington on Thursday.
Cherry blossoms bloomed by the tidal basin in Washington on Thursday. Jacquelyn Martin Associated Press
Cherry blossoms bloomed by the tidal basin in Washington on Thursday. Jacquelyn Martin Associated Press

Nipping spring allergies in the bud

April 11, 2016 09:57 AM

UPDATED April 11, 2016 09:38 PM

More Videos

  • Majority of football players had CTE shows study of donated brains

    A recent study looked at the donated brains of former football players including professional, semi-professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. Researchers found a change in the brains of former NFL players, known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. Researchers found that of the 202 brains studied, nearly 88 percent of them had CTE. The results were more pronounced among former NFL players.