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Penn State Cheerleader Fell Five Stories! In Critical Condition!

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At Penn State, a cheerleader fell five stores from a window!!

Paige Raque, 19, fell from her off-campus apartment during a party Saturday night.

She suffered severe brain injuries, a fractured pelvis and remains in critical condition.

The Raque's family spokesman said:

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Deceased New York Ranger Derek Boogaard Suffered From CTE

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Derek Boogaard CTE

Ugh! So sad!

An autopsy has revealed that Derek Boogaard, a New York Ranger hockey player who died accidentally after mixing alcohol and oxycodone, suffered from degenerative brain disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).

Not only was Boogaard known as one of the most aggressive players in the NHL, but his season had been cut short five months before his death when he suffered a major concussion.

CTE can only be diagnosed through studying the brain after death and has been linked to athletes who regularly received repeated head trauma throughout their career.

An autopsy also revealed

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