Controversy brewing around the NFL, concussions, research funding and conflicts of interest

The NFL Needs Dis­tance From Its Brain-Injury Fund­ing (The Wall Street Jour­nal): “Despite its immense pop­u­lar­i­ty among spec­ta­tors and play­ers, foot­ball is fac­ing an exis­ten­tial threat due to the long-term health risks pre­sent­ed by repet­i­tive injuries to the head. A new dis­ease has even been asso­ci­at­ed with these injuries—chronic trau­mat­ic encephalopa­thy, or CTE, the sub­ject of 

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