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Washington Post, March 11, 2017
Editorial Board, citing Football Players Health Study


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So why did only 47 of 100 players who were surveyed by the Associated Press say they thought the league’s clubs, coaches and team doctors have the athletes’ best interests at heart? Even more damning were the results of a two-year player health study by researchers from Harvard University, which found “an undeniable conflict of interest” in the league’s current system. “The intersection of club doctors’ dual obligations creates significant legal and ethical quandaries that can threaten player health,” according to the 493-page report released in November.

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