No Indication Of Increased Risk For Suicide Mortality Among Retired NFL Players

Reuters (5/10) reports that when compared to members of the general population, former NFL players appear not to be at an increased risk for suicide, research suggests. CDC researchers arrived at this conclusion after examining the suicide rate for some 3,500 retired NFL members. The study was published online May 6 in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

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— “Ex-NFL players not at greater risk of suicide than general population: study,” Joseph Ax, Reuters, May 10, 2016.

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