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football players have a higher risk of dying earlier

As fans across the country anticipate Sunday's big game, a new study finds that career NFL players have a 38% higher risk of dying younger compared with those who played in only a few games.

The study, published Thursday in the medical journal JAMA, is the latest research to highlight the potential health impacts associated with football.
Much of the focus on player health has been on concussions and Read the whole article

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