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Indiana University

Thomas W. McAllister, M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine

Caption: Repeated blows to the head during a season of contact sports may cause changes in the brain's white matter and affect cognitive abilities even if none of the impacts resulted in a concussion, according to a study published in the journal Neurology.

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