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March 2, 2018

Winter Olympians Face Same Brain Injury Risks as Boxers and Football Players

By Kelley Luckstein

Seeker Boxing and football have been increasingly scrutinized for risks of brain trauma — winter sports, not so much. Athletes and physicians have increasingly raised concerns about concussions and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in some sports. But for many years, winter athletes were less cautious about a knock to the head than they are now. […]

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