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March 17, 2016

Brain disease from contact sports more common

By Kelsey Mohring

We’ve all heard of a possible link between football and brain disease—but it looks like the issue is even more widespread than initially thought. New research from Mayo Clinic not only reinforces the connection between repetitive head trauma and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), but also suggests that the disease may be prevalent among people who played contact sports, even just at the high school level. Read the ESPN story

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Brain disease from contact sports more common
Brain disease from contact sports more common | Mayo Clinic Connect
We’ve all heard of a possible link between football and brain disease—but it looks like the issue is even more widespread than initially thought.


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