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Head injuries in sport must be taken more seriously

Sports organizations are only starting to understand the harm that can be inflicted by high-contact activities. Science must play its part in …

Head Trauma in High School Football May Be More Complicated Than We Thought

American football is the largest participation sport in U.S. high schools. Recently, many have expressed concern about the sport’s safety with some …

More Than 1200 Sports Concussions Reported During Fall Season

Indiana schools are reporting student athletes experienced more than 1,200 concussion-related events during the five-month fall athletic …

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Football Players Drill Without Helmets To Curb Concussions

The University of New Hampshire Wildcats are heading into a do-or-die quarterfinal football game this week against the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga.<p>And whether they win or not, there's one thing you can say about the Wildcats: They are likely the only football team in America trying to …

Chris Borland's early retirement shifts focus of head injuries in NFL

Of all the tumult to follow the<p>National Football Leaguein the past year — including a spate of domestic violence cases and questions about deflated footballs — nothing has roiled the country's most popular sport quite like the retirement of an unheraldedSan Francisco 49erslinebacker.<p>Chris Borland …

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