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Troops Face Same Risk Of Brain Wasting Disease As NFL Players (Video)

IED blasts can cause chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in troops' brains, the same disease found in NFL players who've suffered repeated hits to the head, according to a new study.

Researchers at Boston University (BU) and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System conducted the study on the brains of four fallen service members who were exposed to IED blasts. Dr. Ann McKee of BU says:

"Our results showed that ...

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