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Professor Abrams: Youth Football is Not Child Abuse

Forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu’s diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has triggered closer study of head injuries in football. Dr. Omalu, the subject of the movie Concussion, now says that no youth under 18 should play the sport. “Letting kids play football,” he says, “Is the definition of child abuse…. Someday there will be a district attorney who will prosecute…