This week researchers diagnosed the late Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler with the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, more commonly known as "CTE." The news comes in the wake of contradictory reports over the degree to which concussions affect football players, and as the NFL faces allegations that it unduly influenced some of those studies with millions in funding. In this hour we'll look at what the science says about football and brain trauma. And we want to hear from you -- does the news around CTE affect whether you would allow your kids to play football? Does it change how you watch the game?
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