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Date TimeSeptember 26, 2019
VoiceThe former New England Patriots star backtracked after recent comments about brain trauma. But there are plenty of misunderstandings about the condition
Rob Gronkowski was dangerously wrong when he says CTE is fixable | Ian McMahan
Twitter has become a forum for political discussion – and amusing gifs – but it shouldn’t one for medical advice. Rob Gronkowski, the recently retired tight end for the New England Patriots, has been up front about the toll football has taken on his body and brain. After an interview in which he detailed the effects of the 20 concussions he received while playing, Gronkowski took to social media claiming that he had cured his CTE with CBD products.
He directed this tweet, asserting that CTE is fixable, at Chris Nowinski, a former WWE wrestler and the co-founder and CEO of the Concussion Legacy Foundation and co-founder of the Boston University CTE Center.

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