In football, more to consider than concussions for CTE risk

FootballAmerica’s favorite pastime just got more problematic. New research suggests even mild head injuries, and not just concussions, pose a risk for the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease linked to a host of cognitive and mental health concerns. It’s an important distinction because efforts to protect athletes of contact sports have focused on preventing concussions. http://bit.ly/2BwI1I6

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