It’s Time for the Doctors to Weigh in on Hockey Fighting

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September 13th, 2013

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Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy

The ongoing debate about whether or not fighting should be part of hockey often seems to just go in circles…

Expert quote:

“In my opinion, they’re just turning their eyes away from a problem they don’t want to address right now. Eventually, they’ll address it … The sheer volume of cases (supporting a link between blows to the head and chronic brain disease) I think is going to just overwhelm anybody that wants to be in denial about the existence of this problem.”

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