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Hockey Injuries Exact Terrible Toll

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March 21, 2000
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Canadian Medical Association Journal
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The popularity of ice hockey is growing around the world thanks to the game's dazzling mix of speed and excitement. However, Dr. Charles Tator and colleagues report that mix can also be dangerous as at least 243 people suffered spinal injuries playing the game in Canada between the years of 1966 and 1996.

The popularity of ice hockey is growing around the world thanks to the game's dazzling mix of speed and excitement. However, Dr. Charles Tator and colleagues report that mix can also be dangerous as at least 243 people suffered spinal injuries playing the game in Canada between the years of 1966 and 1996.


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