NHL Commissioner Claims Data Insufficient to Show Link to Sports Concussions

NHL Commissioner Claims Data Insufficient to Show Link to Sports Concussions

In a 24-page letter responding to questions from Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the science regarding the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) “remains nascent” and is insufficient to establish a causal connection between sports-related concussions and CTE. [7/28/16]

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