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Expert says the NHL is refusing to take CTE seriously

Expert says the NHL is refusing to take CTE seriously

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Over the last decade, increasing public pressure has forced the NFL to begin taking head injuries and chronic traumatic encephalopathy somewhat seriously. They have enacted waves of new rules and donated millions to research. However, concussions and long-term brain trauma are serious issues for all contact sports and other professional leagues like the NHL have […]

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Congressional Committee Questions The N.H.L.’s Management of Brain Injuries

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The National Hockey League has made several rule changes to better prevent concussions within the sport in recent years, but the House’s Committee on Energy and Commerce is still concerned about the league’s management of brain injuries. As The New York Times reports, four members of the committee demanded more answers about the league’s management […]

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