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@alexraskinNYC — 3,444 followers, 22,928 tweets

Even if a practice isn't fully padded, players - who are wearing helmets - still endure many, many sub-concussive hits. Over a career, that adds up. In other words: You don't need to be in the game to have your life altered permanently.  https://twitter.com/alexraskinNYC/status/954010933084545026 
.@miadegraaf: "Simply put: concussions are to CTE what a cough is to lung cancer. A cough does not predict lung cancer, and treating it does not prevent or cure lung cancer. It is the same for CTE." Read more:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5284393/Concussion-red-herring-CTE.html#ixzz54Y9v0Bvf   https://twitter.com/alexraskinNYC/status/954008862968958976 
'Concussion is a red herring' for CTE: Repeated hits are the problem  http://dailym.ai/2FPzCTA  via @MailOnline
RT @paulsen_smw: The NBA *should* be able to have the occasional fight that MLB has 8-10 times per season (and that hockey has every… https://t.co/tMLRun62iM
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