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August 10, 2015

Study Suggests Altered Brain Development Among Former NFL Players Who Started to Play Tackle Football Before Age 12

Former National Football League (NFL) players who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 were found to have a higher risk of altered brain development compared to those who started playing at a later age. The study is the first to demonstrate a link between early exposure to repetitive head impacts and later life structural brain changes. Read more here.

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