What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

POSTED: 04:48 PM PDT May 06, 2012    UPDATED: 12:43 PM PDT Apr 27, 2016 

Here is an explainer about CTE -- the progressive brain disease that is at the center of a debate between retired athletes and multiple sports leagues.

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The plan provides $88,000 per year for nursing home care and up to $50,000 annually for adult day care. Since, 2007, the plan has distributed $32 million to ex-players with dementia, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, according to the league.

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