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Study casts doubt on theory that retired NFL players suffer unique cognitive disorder

The media have widely reported that retired NFL players are at risk for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which causes aggression, depression, dementia and suicidality. But a study of retired NFL players finds no evidence to support this theory.
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