What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

Published On: May 06 2012 07:48:36 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 08 2014 08:40:55 AM EDT

The NFL has reached a preliminary settlement in a lawsuit filed over player concussions. Find out more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease several former NFL pros claim they are now suffering from due to hits on the field.

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In 2008, the Sports Legacy Institute joined with the Boston University School of Medicine to form the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE), where many brain trauma cases are studied.

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