academic research shows the repeated hits to the head endured by players can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which can lead to aggression and dementia.

Academic research has prompted the NFL to make changes in play, including banning the most dangerous helmet-to-helmet hits. Photo: AP
academic research shows the repeated hits to the head endured by players can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which can lead to aggression and dementia.

Academic research has prompted the NFL to make changes in play, including banning the most dangerous helmet-to-helmet hits. Photo: AP
academic research shows the repeated hits to the head endured by players can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which can lead to aggression and dementia. Academic research has prompted the NFL to make changes in play, including banning the most dangerous helmet-to-helmet hits. Photo: AP

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academic research shows the repeated hits to the head endured by players can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which can lead to aggression and dementia.

Academic research has prompted the NFL to make changes in play, including banning the most dangerous helmet-to-helmet hits. Photo: AP
academic research shows the repeated hits to the head endured by players can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which can lead to aggression and dementia.

Academic research has prompted the NFL to make changes in play, including banning the most dangerous helmet-to-helmet hits. Photo: AP
academic research shows the repeated hits to the head endured by players can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which can lead to aggression and dementia. Academic research has prompted the NFL to make changes in play, including banning the most dangerous helmet-to-helmet hits. Photo: AP
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