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updated: 10/19/2012 12:17 PM

Report: McMahon's health outlook improves

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  • Laurie Navon wraps her arms around her boyfriend, former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, who is struggling with early on-set dementia and other health issues since he retired from the NFL. They shared their story in the Sept. 10 issue of Sports Illustrated. McMahon told a reporter this week he is hopeful that some of his health issues will be resolved with a new plan treatment he will start in November with a doctor in New York.

      Laurie Navon wraps her arms around her boyfriend, former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, who is struggling with early on-set dementia and other health issues since he retired from the NFL. They shared their story in the Sept. 10 issue of Sports Illustrated. McMahon told a reporter this week he is hopeful that some of his health issues will be resolved with a new plan treatment he will start in November with a doctor in New York.
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If you were concerned about Jim McMahon's health after last month's Sports Illustrated story about his early onset dementia, the former Bears quarterback now is sharing a more hopeful outlook.

Speaking at a University of St. Francis sports banquet Thursday, McMahon told the Joliet Herald News that he is encouraged about treatment he will receive next month in New York under the care of Dr. Raymond Damadian, whose work in magnetic resonance led to the invention of the first MRI.

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McMahon told the newspaper that he has "some type of blockage" in his neck than can be corrected and that should relieve some of the problems affecting his brain and memory.

Here is a link to the full story at the Herald News.

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