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Harvard Gets $100 Million to Study Why Football Players Die Earlier Than Other Men

Being hit repeatedly in the head over a career might have something to do with it

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BOSTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) — Harvard University will conduct a $100 million study on why professional football players die nearly 20 years earlier than other American men, officials say.

The National Football League Players Association selected Harvard for the study, the Boston Globe reported Monday.