What a selfless act!
Brandi Chastain isn't just one of the most talented players in the history of soccer, she's also one of the bravest.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time World Cup winner announced on Thursday she will be donating her brain to science upon her eventual death in an effort to better understand the sport!
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The 47-year-old made the decision to give her cranium to the Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University School of Medicine Concussion Legacy Foundation Brain Bank to help her fellow athletes, saying:
Charlie Sheen's HIV-positive announcement seems to be helping others.
As you know, the 50-year-old shared back in November that he had been secretly living with the disease since 2011 — and now, a study from San Diego State University is suggesting that lives are being saved as a result.
How, you may ask?
The report says it's all in the number of HIV-related searches on Google:
"Since 2004, news reports about HIV decreased from 67 stories per 1,000 to 12 stories per 1,000 in 2015. Sheen's disclosure also corresponded with the greatest number of HIV-related Google searches ever recorded in the United States."
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And people aren't just curious about how the diagnosis has affected the Two and a Half Men star: